• 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.

  • Welcome Back to Penn

    Welcome Back to Penn

    With classes resuming on Wednesday, January 12, Penn welcomes its students back to campus this week following the winter break.

  • Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

    Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

    Hearing testimony from a group of diverse experts from the fields of bioethics, theology, law, technology transfer, engineering, and various fields in science and medicine, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues met at Penn on September 13-14.