• A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    On a bright, blue-skied September day—reminiscent of the beautiful but tragic Tuesday morning 11 years ago—the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine paid tribute to 9/11 with a nod toward the future.

  • A Day of Dental Outreach

    A Day of Dental Outreach

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay, and dental cavities affect American children more than any other chronic infectious disease.

  • T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    T Cells Hunt Like Sharks in Human Body

    A cross-disciplinary research team at Penn has arrived at a surprising finding: T cells, which comprise a key part of the immune system, track down parasites using a movement strategy similar to those used by predators such as sharks, monkeys, and blue-fin tuna to hunt prey.

  • A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    A Day in the Life of Penn, Spring 2012

    Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater. These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”

  • A Puppy That Couldn’t Eat is Saved at Penn Vet

    A Puppy That Couldn’t Eat is Saved at Penn Vet

    When Basil was born, everything seemed fine. For his owner, Brent Grove, who drives a bus and raises dogs on his Westminister, Md., farm, the German shepherd was the latest, cutest addition to his pack.