• 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.

  • Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    It has been one year since a devastating earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti, and Sharon Ravitch, a senior lecturer in Penn’s Graduate School of Education is helping the country rebuild its education system from the ground up.

  • 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.