• Botswana-UPenn Partnership Celebrating 10 Years

    Botswana-UPenn Partnership Celebrating 10 Years

    Ten years ago, the Botswana-UPenn Partnership began as a program training doctors and nurses treating HIV/AIDS patients. Now it also includes research, additional academic opportunities and telemedicine.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Match Day

    Match Day

    On the third Thursday of March each year, medical students across the nation participate in a half-century old tradition that has the tendency to bring tears—of joy or sadness —to the eyes of those involved: Match Day.

  • Penn Science Cafe

    Penn Science Cafe

    If the popularity of the prime-time sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” or the number of television programs produced in the Star Trek franchise (6!) says anything about popular culture, it's that science is not necessarily the enemy of fun.