• 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.”

  • A Dictator’s Prosecutor Teaches at Penn

    A Dictator’s Prosecutor Teaches at Penn

    A celebrated judge whose story was told in the 2008 documentary “The Judge and the General,” came to campus this fall as part of Penn Law School’s Bok Visiting International Professor Program.

  • Ethically Impossible

    Ethically Impossible

    The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, has completed the first phase of an important study on U.S.-funded research conducted in the 1940s in Guatemala that involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted diseases without the subjects' consent.

  • 2011 White Coat Ceremony

    2011 White Coat Ceremony

    On August 12, Larry Jameson, the newly inaugurated executive vice president of the University for the Health System and dean of the Perelman School of Medicine, helped launch the medical school careers of 170 first-year students as they donned their first white coats and marked the beginning of their journey into the art and science of healing.

  • Penn Professor Roger Allen Analyzes the Recent Arab Uprisings

    Penn Professor Roger Allen Analyzes the Recent Arab Uprisings

    At Penn, teaching students the language, culture and history of the Arab world has been part of the University’s curriculum for more than 200 years.