• Art on Wheels

    Art on Wheels

    In his new book, On Wings of Diesel, Jamal Elias, professor of Religious Studies, takes readers on journey through the world of Pakistani truck decoration.

  • Ethically Impossible

    Ethically Impossible

    The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Penn President Amy Gutmann, has completed the first phase of an important study on U.S.-funded research conducted in the 1940s in Guatemala that involved intentionally exposing and infecting vulnerable populations to sexually transmitted diseases without the subjects' consent.

  • Penn Park Opens

    Penn Park Opens

    Neither gray skies nor a blustery cold front could cloud the sunny smiles or curb the enthusiasm of those who came out to enjoy the opening of Penn Park. In fact, a rainbow crowned the closing of the event.

  • Penn GEMS Teaches Girls about Engineering, Math and Science

    Penn GEMS Teaches Girls about Engineering, Math and Science

    The fields of engineering, math and science traditionally attract more males than females, but the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) is working to change that by reaching out to middle school girls.[youtube]http://www.youtube.

  • 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.