Arts & Humanities

Penn in the news

Penn Scientists’ Work on ‘Ghost Particles’ Contributed to Nobel Win October 7, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer


Josh Klein and Eugene Beier of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for being a part of a group of researchers who helped design and build high-tech particle detectors and analyzed results.

Something Borrowed October 5, 2015 | New Yorker

Al Filreis of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Kenneth Goldsmith’s poetry techniques.

Warning: My Class Is One Big Trigger September 7, 2015 | Huffington Post

Jonathan Moreno of the School or Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine blogs about the topics that will be covered in his bioethics course and about not being stifled by providing a warning to students that some topics might be upsetting.

Penn Museum’s ‘Flood’ of Artifacts Shows Links Among Faiths August 24, 2015 | Philadelphia Business Journal


The Museum is highlighted for exhibiting ancient religious texts to mark the papal visit next month.

My Strangely Amazing Year of Living Gratefully August 17, 2015 |


Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about using “well-being” as the top standard for valuing lives.