• The ICA Turns 50

    The ICA Turns 50

    Throughout the past half-century, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania has earned its international reputation as an adventurer in contemporary art by highlighting unconventional artists and their unique works.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Penn Students Promote Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

    Penn Students Promote Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

    Ariel Koren, a junior in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, fell in love with the Spanish language and Latin American culture when she was in high school in Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Thinking Beyond Recycling

    Thinking Beyond Recycling

    An awareness campaign is highlighting the University’s efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, as well as encouraging students, faculty, and staff to think beyond recycling.