• Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

    Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

    For nearly 10 years, Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) has helped students use what they learn in the classroom to launch successful research projects of their own.

  • Penn Museum's Morton Skull Collection at Center of Scientific Dispute

    Penn Museum's Morton Skull Collection at Center of Scientific Dispute

    Samuel George Morton, a 19th-century physician and physical anthropologist, best known for his measurement of human skulls, has long been held up as a prime example of scientific misconduct.

  • Fels study shows how reinvestment revitalized a North Philly neighborhood

    Fels study shows how reinvestment revitalized a North Philly neighborhood

    Everyone wins when neighborhood reinvestment reinforces—rather than undermines—the diversity of a community, and a new report from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government details how the redevelopment of vacant property in North Philadelphia is transforming the area.

  • Penn Electric Racing Powers Up

    Penn Electric Racing Powers Up

    A group of about 40 graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Arts and Sciences, Penn Engineering and Wharton, is preparing to show the world what they have been working on for the last five years: an all-electric race car.

  • 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.