University of Pennsylvania senior Callan Parra chronicles the stories of people she’s met who’ve triumphed over adversities and offers insights on coping with stress and finding life’s “perfect moments” in a new blog called “Happy for Happyness.”
Through the lens of architecture, senior Ellen Kim, of Lexington, Mass., a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, is exploring the history of 19th century medicine in the United States.
University of Pennsylvania undergraduates Jacob Gardenswartz, Annika Neklason and Leah Davidson have been selected as the 2014-2015 Bassini Writing Apprentices. They will complete their apprenticeships in the spring 2015 semester.
As a student at the University of Pennsylvania, senior Heather Holmes has co-written a book, attended the Cannes Film Festival as part of a Penn Summer program and learned firsthand what it takes to be a museum curator.
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Larry Silver of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his comments on the late medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch.
James Pawelski of the School or Arts & Sciences suggests how to experience more on a museum visit by slowing your pace and viewing art for longer periods of time.
The founder of World Café live is interviewed.
The Penn Musesum’s Richard Leventhal and Brian Daniels are quoted about damage to historical buildings due to civil war in Syria.
Karen Beckman of the School of Arts & Sciences highlights Penn’s HAIKU conference.