• Video Game Helps Identify Brain Cell

    Video Game Helps Identify Brain Cell

    A research team led by Penn psychology professor Michael Kahana used a video game to help identify a new brain cell involved in navigation.

  • Move-In Day for Class of 2017

    Move-In Day for Class of 2017

    On Aug. 22, under threat of rain, more than 2,400 freshmen and their families began arriving on campus, unloading cars, pushing their wheeled cardboard boxes filled with bedding, clothes and other necessities.

  • 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.