• 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.

  • Penn Vet Expert Says Spring is Critical Adoption Season for Cats

    Penn Vet Expert Says Spring is Critical Adoption Season for Cats

    It is spring, the weather is warming, flowers are blooming, and the city's feral cat population is about to explode.

  • Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami: University Resources

    Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami: University Resources

     A Message from the University PresidentPenn Experts Available for Media Comment (with video) University Resources and Relief EffortsCounseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 215-898-7021 University Chaplain's Office: 215-898-8456 Vice Provost for University Life: 215-898-6081 or avpsa@pobox.

  • Fels study shows how reinvestment revitalized a North Philly neighborhood

    Fels study shows how reinvestment revitalized a North Philly neighborhood

    Everyone wins when neighborhood reinvestment reinforces—rather than undermines—the diversity of a community, and a new report from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government details how the redevelopment of vacant property in North Philadelphia is transforming the area.