• Penn Receives Highest Presidential Recognition for Community Service

    Penn Receives Highest Presidential Recognition for Community Service

    Honored for its commitment to civic and local engagement through community service and service learning, Penn was one of five institutions in the country to receive the Presidential Award in the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

  • Quaker Basketball’s Shining Star: Zack Rosen

    Quaker Basketball’s Shining Star: Zack Rosen

    Basketball standout Zack Rosen is listed at a generous 6’1”, but since arriving at Penn four years ago, he has been the undisputable Big Man On Campus.

  • Quadrotors Come to TED

    Quadrotors Come to TED

    Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is home to some of the most innovative robotics research on the planet, much of it coming out of the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Lab. On Wednesday, Feb. 29, Deputy Dean for Education and GRASP Lab member Vijay Kumar presented some of this groundbreaking work at the TED2012 conference, an international gathering of people and ideas from technology, entertainment, and design.

  • Who is in That Quaker Suit?

    Who is in That Quaker Suit?

    Underneath that big head and well-upholstered body, five different students make the Penn Quaker come to life. Tradition insists that their identities remain secret, so in this story, they will be known as Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange, Mr. White, and Mr. Blonde.

  • A Dictator’s Prosecutor Teaches at Penn

    A Dictator’s Prosecutor Teaches at Penn

    A celebrated judge whose story was told in the 2008 documentary “The Judge and the General,” came to campus this fall as part of Penn Law School’s Bok Visiting International Professor Program.