• 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.

  • Penn’s Year of Water springs from Climate Action Plan

    Penn’s Year of Water springs from Climate Action Plan

    Water flows all around us. It makes up about 60 percent of our bodies. We need to drink it to survive. We need it, too, to keep our living spaces clean and to carry away our waste.

  • Penn Park

    Penn Park

    On the eastern edge of campus, work crews at Penn Park are putting the pedal to the metal, pushing to complete as much construction as possible before the worst of winter weather sets in.

  • Engaging Locally: Sayre High School

    Engaging Locally: Sayre High School

    Penn has a proud legacy of local engagement in the West Philadelphia area, serving as a major employer, a leader in health services and education, and a world-class University that weaves not just civic awareness, but also hands-on civic action, into its academic curriculum.