• Keeping Penn Cool

    Keeping Penn Cool

    Below the campus sidewalks and streets lies a vast network of interconnected pipes that carry chilled water to approximately 180 buildings across campus.

  • Penn Traditions

    Penn Traditions

    From Hey Day and toast-throwing at a football game on Franklin Field, to Clash of the Classes and Spring Fling, Penn’s many traditions add to the richness of the University experience.

  • A Robot That Jumps, Flips, and Does Pull-ups

    A Robot That Jumps, Flips, and Does Pull-ups

    RHex is an all-terrain walking robot that could one day climb over rubble in a rescue mission or cross the desert with environmental sensors strapped to its back.

  • A Killer's Brain: Scans Look for Clues to Violence

    A Killer's Brain: Scans Look for Clues to Violence

    Adrian Raine is putting together a puzzle. One of the puzzle’s key pieces is central to the nature versus nurture debate about the human experience: What makes people do bad things? Are violent criminals born, or are they made?

  • Engineers Without Borders

    Engineers Without Borders

    Earlier this year, Penn Engineers Without Borders (PennEWB) traveled to Cameroon to improve an aged, inefficient water distribution system.