• 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.

  • Penn Park Opens

    Penn Park Opens

    Neither gray skies nor a blustery cold front could cloud the sunny smiles or curb the enthusiasm of those who came out to enjoy the opening of Penn Park. In fact, a rainbow crowned the closing of the event.

  • Global Colloquium of University Presidents

    Global Colloquium of University Presidents

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women.[youtube]http://www.youtube.

  • Penn GSE in Kazakhstan

    Penn GSE in Kazakhstan

    As a part of the University of Pennsylvania's global engagement, the Graduate School of Education has partnered with officials in Kazakhstan to establish Nazarbayev University, a preeminent Kazakhstani-run research university allowing academic freedom and self-governance.