Penn Researchers Show How Brain ‘Geotags’ Memory
The hippocampus in the brain is associated with remembering events and tracking locations. Researchers, however, had been unable to determine whether the same sets of neurons were involved in both of these processes.
Nanotech Innovation Keeps Surfaces Clean and Transparent
A spin-off company from Penn has found a way to solve the problem of keeping surfaces clean, while also keeping them transparent.
A Day in the Life of Penn
"A Day in the Life of Penn," led by the Office of University Communications, tapped student, faculty, and staff photographers to document all aspects of campus life from sunrise to well after sunset on one bright fall day: Oct. 29, 2013.
New College House Groundbreaking
The New College House on Hill Field is Penn's first-ever residential building specifically designed as a college house.
Behind the Borders of the Modern Middle East
Born in Iran, Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet is the director of Penn’s Middle East Center, a national resource hub dedicated to nurturing research, teaching, and an appreciation of things Middle Eastern.
Penn researchers helped design and construct the experiment that led to the discovery of the Higgs boson—a finding that validates a fifty-year old theory that explains why the universe has mass and which recently won a Nobel prize.