• 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.

  • Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    It has been one year since a devastating earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti, and Sharon Ravitch, a senior lecturer in Penn’s Graduate School of Education is helping the country rebuild its education system from the ground up.

  • Welcome Back to Penn

    Welcome Back to Penn

    With classes resuming on Wednesday, January 12, Penn welcomes its students back to campus this week following the winter break.