Denzel Washington addresses the 255th graduating class.
Vice President John Zeller of Development comments on the University’s fundraising pace.
The School of Medicine receives a $225 million gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions advises prospective students to take courses that will prepare them for the college curriculum.
PHILADELPHIA — From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments. Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory.
The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.
Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine comments on new evidence linking the use of aspirin to fighting cancer.