In small plastic tubs lining the shelves of a basement laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania, a million organisms live in complex societies.
School of Arts & Sciences
Miranda Lupion’s interest in Russian language, history and culture began at a young age and has deepened during her time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania.
Her elementary school offered basic Russian language instruction teaching the alphabet and singing songs, and she began listening to stories in Russian in the fourth grade.
As a child, Suzy Bernstein spent her summers at Camp Modin in Belgrade, Maine. This summer, the rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania is using her experience as a former camper and the many skills that she’s learned at Penn to further strengthen her leadership abilities.
Fiona Moreno is not from France. But the French-speaking, Ph.D. student from Switzerland, says she was and still is startled by how confidently people deem her to be French, solely based on hearing her accent. The realization that many people aren’t aware of the diversity of the Francophone world prompted her to found the Francophone Community Partnership.
For students in a University of Pennsylvania freshman seminar on the evolution of Penn’s engagement in the study of the Middle East, research involved historic objects and materials close at hand. That's because Penn has a long historical connection to the region.
Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about there being very few studies of Baka, African Pygmies.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on autonomous weapons.