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Growing plants to save lives

Growing plants to save lives

Penn Dental professor Henry Daniell works out of a greenhouse at Penn’s South Bank campus. His life’s work centers on a unique means of delivering drugs and vaccinations to the human body. Instead of relying upon sterile injections to ferry the therapeutic protein of interest to the intended tissue, Daniell has used a humbler vehicle: lettuce leaves.

Bringing Louis Kahn’s houses to light at the Kroiz Gallery

Bringing Louis Kahn’s houses to light at the Kroiz Gallery

The exhibit “Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn,” currently on view at Penn’s Kroiz Gallery of the Architectural Archives, is the first to showcase the houses designed by the world-renowned architect. Permanently housed at Penn, the complete Kahn archives were the catalyst for the University’s larger collection, one of the largest architectural archives in the world.