• Morris Arboretum’s Horticulture Center Wins the American Architecture Award

    Morris Arboretum’s Horticulture Center Wins the American Architecture Award

    The Horticulture Center at Penn’s Morris Arboretum was awarded the American Architecture Award as one of the top new architectural projects in the United States, selected from a record number of entries from firms across the globe.

  • Penn Electric Racing Powers Up

    Penn Electric Racing Powers Up

    A group of about 40 graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Arts and Sciences, Penn Engineering and Wharton, is preparing to show the world what they have been working on for the last five years: an all-electric race car.

  • Construction with Quadrotors

    Construction with Quadrotors

    Robots already build cars, sort mail and clean homes, but when you add four helicopter rotors to one, things start getting really interesting.

  • 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.

  • Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

    Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

    Hearing testimony from a group of diverse experts from the fields of bioethics, theology, law, technology transfer, engineering, and various fields in science and medicine, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues met at Penn on September 13-14.