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.
Penn is included among institutions that reported higher admissions yields.