• Thinking Beyond Recycling

    Thinking Beyond Recycling

    An awareness campaign is highlighting the University’s efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, as well as encouraging students, faculty, and staff to think beyond recycling.

  • Penn Researchers Show How Brain ‘Geotags’ Memory

    Penn Researchers Show How Brain ‘Geotags’ Memory

    The hippocampus in the brain is associated with remembering events and tracking locations. Researchers, however, had been unable to determine whether the same sets of neurons were involved in both of these processes.

  • Nanotech Innovation Keeps Surfaces Clean and Transparent

    Nanotech Innovation Keeps Surfaces Clean and Transparent

    Hanging hundreds of feet off the ground to wash a skyscraper’s windows or pumping water out to a desert solar array to keep its panels and mirrors clean is more than just a hassle—it’s an expensive problem with serious ecological implications.

  • A Day in the Life of Penn, Fall 2013

    A Day in the Life of Penn, Fall 2013

    Just after 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, a student was powering through an all-nighter. At 11:53 p.m. that day, students in a dance ensemble were finishing up rehearsal in preparation for an upcoming performance.

  • Penn Celebrates Groundbreaking of New College House

    Penn Celebrates Groundbreaking of New College House

    On the blustery afternoon of Friday, Nov. 8, under a tent set up on Hill Field, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new college house—what President Amy Gutmann called a “living, learning community.