• A Math Classroom, Without Walls

    A Math Classroom, Without Walls

    The announcement of a new math course generally doesn’t elicit the kind of response that accompanies a movie premiere, but in a way, that’s what happened when Robert Ghrist debuted “Calculus: Single Variable” in January.

  • Nanotech Center Continues to Grow

    Nanotech Center Continues to Grow

    Construction on the $91.5 million Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology on the 3200 block of Walnut Street is proceeding on time and on budget.

  • A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

    A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

    Just before sunrise on Nov. 14, the day’s first baby was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Around midnight, a Penn Law student closed the day studying, surrounded by books.

  • The Politics of Compromise

    The Politics of Compromise

    The ballots are counted and voters have been heard. But will the recent hard-fought election, replete with record spending and ever more divisive rhetoric, really change anything in Washington?

  • Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Representatives from the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Foundation and the University gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate a partnership that provides Penn with new resources to recruit KIPP students, underwrite their financial aid, and offer them targeted support once they get to campus.