University Communications Staff

Christina Cook

Staff Writer

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chcook@upenn.edu

Planted firmly between the Quad’s Gothic revival dormitories and the lush oasis of the BioPond is the Richards Medical Research Laboratory, or Richards Labs, a structure credited with changing the course of modern architecture.
The exhibit currently on view at Penn’s Kroiz Gallery of the Architectural Archives, “Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn,” is the first to showcase the houses designed by the world-renowned architect.
Situated in the northwest part of the city, Penn’s Morris Arboretum has been a gracious public garden and rich resource for amateur and professional botanists since 1933. In addition to playing a critical role as the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Arboretum offers more than 100 classes, tours, talks, and lectures throughout the year.
Women Of Color At Penn (WOCAP) recently announced the honorees for this year's Women of Color Awards, given annually to individuals from Penn, Penn-affiliated hospitals, and the wider Delaware Valley who have positively impacted their communities and enhanced the quality of life for other women of color. The award recipients will be recognized at a luncheon held in their honor during the 27th Annual WOCAP Conference on Friday, March 21, at the University City Sheraton.
A quantitative understanding of evolutionary processes still stubbornly evades researchers across the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and computational mathematics.
A quantitative understanding of evolutionary processes still stubbornly evades researchers across the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and computational mathematics.
Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opened its 50th anniversary exhibition, “ICA@50: Pleasing Artists and Publics Since 1963,” on Feb. 12 with a high-octane evening that included exhibit previews, energetic sets by Questlove of The Roots and DJ PHSH, and a powerful performance piece by Israeli artist Lior Shvil. It was no muted, traditional affair—just as “ICA@50” is no muted, traditional retrospective.
After two decades as a summer internship program, Penn in Washington (PIW) has expanded to include the Washington Semester Program formerly run by the Department of Political Science in the School of Arts & Sciences. The Semester Program enables students interested in public policy to live, learn, and work in the nation’s capital during the school year.