• Inside the Morris Arboretum’s ‘Jewel’

    Inside the Morris Arboretum’s ‘Jewel’

    In 1899, amateur botanist John Morris and his sister Lydia built a “jewel” on the property of their summer estate, Compton. This fernery, a glassed home for ferns, rimmed by a foundation of stone, perfectly tapped into the Victorian era fascination with the plants. Fascination, however, may be an understatement.

  • Penn Celebrates ‘Reinvigorated’ ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life

    Penn Celebrates ‘Reinvigorated’ ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life

    On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the ARCH, Penn’s Arts, Research, and Culture House.The open house marked the completion of a $24.5 million renovation transforming the historic late-Gothic Revival building at 3600 Locust Walk into what President Amy Gutmann called a “welcoming and central hub for all students to meet and share ideas” and a “beacon of undergraduate cultural and research life.”

  • Penn Researchers Help Unearth Forgotten Egyptian Pharaoh

    Penn Researchers Help Unearth Forgotten Egyptian Pharaoh

    Working in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos over the winter break, a team of Penn archaeologists knew they had found something special.

  • The Power of World-Changing Ideas

    The Power of World-Changing Ideas

    Penn's faculty—both rising stars and superstars—drive the creation of cutting-edge knowledge and shape the education of future leaders. In this video, you'll learn about the work of two exceptional faculty members:

  • Greatest Possible Investment

    Greatest Possible Investment

    Penn today has a more diverse, academically gifted and international student body than ever before. These exceptional men and women are choosing our University for its extraordinary opportunities for leadership, learning, and service.