Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s commencement address to the class of 2013 is featured.
President Amy Gutmann applauds Jeffrey Rosen, the new CEO of the National Constitution Center.
READ Global Wins the $100,000 Lipman Family Prize of the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania
Mellon Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to the University of Pennsylvania for Humanities and Urbanism Studies
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.
As events continue to unfold in the Boston area, all of us at Penn extend our condolences to those in the MIT community over the death of one of their police officers. This was a tragic loss, and a reminder of the daily risks our police take in order to keep us safe.
A dye-based imaging technique known as two-photon microscopy can produce pictures of active neural structures in much finer detail than functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, but it requires powerful and expensive lasers. Now, a research team at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new kind of dye that could reduce the cost of the technique by several orders of magnitude.