For junior Jesse Yoder of Fort Wayne, Ind., an internship as a research assistant gave him a taste of academic life while integrating sustainability in the curriculum.
A new examination of a rock slab containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one older individual is suggestive of a group of hatchlings overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study by University of Pennsylvania researchers.
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Engagement Prizes, competitively awarded annual prizes for Penn seniors to design and undertake fully funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate.
Tyrell McCurbin can whip up a crème brûlée with the greatest of ease, served for four years in the U.S. Army and, thanks to the Veterans Upward Bound program, is now studying at Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School speaks about businesses relying on bonuses.
President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”
Alison Sweeney of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about studying the sex lives of corals.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School shares his thoughts on the Department of Veterans Affairs decision not to comment on a suit involving the agency denying spousal benefits to gay veterans unless the state where they lived when they wed or applied for benefits recognizes their marriages.
James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses American think tanks.