PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania reduced its electricity usage by some 13 megawatt hours during last week’s hour-long Power Down Challenge. This is equivalent to a nearly 21 percent reduction in the typical campus electrical load at this time of year, yielding substantial cost savings.
A Philadelphia high school student is profiled as she receives a full grant from a scholarship fund administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
The Van Pelt and Rare Book and Manuscript Libraries receive a $1 million gift.
PHILADELPHIA -- Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the University of Pennsylvania are among five scientists awarded the 2010 Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division for the theoretical prediction and experimental observation of the quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators.
President Amy Gutmann participates in a Q&A concerning her role on President Obama’s bioethics commission.
PHILADELPHIA - The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced the 48 Division I All-America selections, and Penn is represented by three players.