• The Philly Accent is Steadily Changing

    The Philly Accent is Steadily Changing

    If you say, “wooder ice,” when you order a water ice treat, or scream, “Go Iggles!” when the Eagles are playing, chances are, you’re from Philadelphia—or as some residents call it, “Fluffya.”

  • Soil Testing to Ensure Safe Gardening

    Soil Testing to Ensure Safe Gardening

    Before sowing carrot and kale seeds, many city-dwelling green thumbs may wonder whether the food they will harvest from their urban plots is truly safe to eat.

  • Biking Gets Safer for Riders

    Biking Gets Safer for Riders

    Biking is one of the most efficient ways to navigate busy city streets and is an increasing popular way to navigate around campus. In recent years, the University has seen the number of bikes on campus double.

  • The Beauty of Penn in Winter

    The Beauty of Penn in Winter

    When snow falls, Penn’s tree-lined, urban campus is transformed into a canvas of winter white. Infused with the season’s muted light, the University’s iconic 19th and 20th century buildings, public works of art, and historic brick byways reveal a charming winter landscape.

  • Alum John Legend delivers 12th annual MLK Lecture in Social Justice

    Alum John Legend delivers 12th annual MLK Lecture in Social Justice

    Alumnus and nine-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend returned to campus on Jan. 16 to deliver the 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice to a full house at Irvine Auditorium.