Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Presidential Innovation Lab, an effort by the American Council on Education to examine possible models, inspired by changes from new educational technologies such as massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.
One of the most unique traditions in sports, the toast toss at the University of Pennsylvania was one of 32 selected for the College Football Traditions Tournament.
An internship this summer at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is allowing rising junior Caroline Kee to indulge two of her passions: research and Native American culture.
What Xiaotong Chen describes as a case of “culture shock” at her first campus social event, became the motivation for her to immerse herself in campus activities and experience all that the University of Pennsylvania has to offer.
When there’s a medical emergency on the University of Pennsylvania campus or in the surrounding West Philadelphia community, the emergency medical technicians who respond are often Penn students. And one of them may well be Max Presser.
The first-known definitive case of a benign bone tumor has been discovered in the rib of a young Neandertal who lived about 120,000 years ago in what is now present-day Croatia. The bone fragment, which comes from the famous archaeological cave site of Krapina, contains by far the earliest bone tumor ever identified in the archaeological record.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s Penn commencement address is highlighted as one of the best of 2013.