• Eye-Catching Design—With an Impact

    Eye-Catching Design—With an Impact

    The spiked, sky-blue structure in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in New York is more than just a striking design. It’s also an award-winning installation, as well as an environmentally friendly structure designed to combat air pollutants.

  • Printing 3D Blood Vessel Networks out of Sugar

    Printing 3D Blood Vessel Networks out of Sugar

    Bioengineers have been steadily advancing toward the goal of building lab-grown organs out of a patient’s own cells, but a few major challenges remain.

  • Celebrating Penn Museum with an Object a Day

    Celebrating Penn Museum with an Object a Day

    Over the 125 years of its existence, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has amassed a prized collection of artifacts, numbering close to 1 million.

  • T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    A cross-disciplinary research team at Penn has arrived at a surprising finding: T cells, which comprise a key part of the immune system, track down parasites using a movement strategy similar to those used by predators such as sharks, monkeys, and blue-fin tuna to hunt prey.

  • A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater. These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”