Brainy and Buff on Display at Mr. and Ms. Penn Competition

University of Pennsylvania students can be both brainy and brawny, as the Mr. and Ms. Penn bodybuilding competition demonstrates.On Nov. 3, Zellerbach Theater was packed with family and friends as 29 contestants vied for the titles.

Student’s Fresh Start at Penn Opens Up New Opportunities

Annie Bennett just transferred to Penn this semester. She's already pledged a sorority and is participating in various other campus organizations, including the Field Hockey Club.

Penn Senior, a Future Doctor, Looks to Medicine’s Past for Insights

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.

Penn Psychologist Develops Cognitive Therapy Book for IBS Patients

Irritable bowel syndrome, a condition affecting up to 10 percent of the population, often occurs alongside anxiety and depression.

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Penn in the news

Penn Celebrates Innovation and Pennovation Ground Breaking November 17, 2014 | American Entrepreneurship Today

President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.

A Few Lessons From Boston November 17, 2014 | Philly.com

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli co-authors an op-ed about the similarities between Philadelphia and Boston.

Video: Thinkfest 2014: Jim Gardner’s Conversation With Amy Gutmann November 14, 2014 | WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about Penn’s investment in innovation and technology.

College Roommate? No Thanks. Many Students Are Opting for Privacy October 1, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

College House and Academic Services’ Marty Redman talks about students who request single rooms in college houses. Undergraduates Antoinette Radcliffe and David Glanzman comment on their experiences.

Westward, Ho! Penn’s Homeownership Incentive Boundaries On the Move September 26, 2014 | CBS3 News (Philadelphia)

The westward expansion of Penn’s home-ownership incentive program is featured.

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