• 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.

  • The First Computer at Penn: ENIAC

    The First Computer at Penn: ENIAC

    In its day, the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, or ENIAC, was a revolutionary machine. Created under the direction of John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of Penn’s Moore School of Electrical Engineering (now the School of Engineering and Applied Science), ENIAC was important to the history of Philadelphia, as well as the digital age that it helped to usher in.

  • Penn: A Year in Pictures 2012-13

    Penn: A Year in Pictures 2012-13

    The 2012-13 school year was one of vision and vibrancy for the University. Penn celebrated the conclusion of the $4.3 billion Making History campaign, welcomed world-class leaders to campus, cheered high-achieving student athletes, and even opened the doors to the Working Dog Center, which is teaching the University’s first class of canine students.

  • Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

    Breaking the Cycle of Recidivism

    One in 32 Americans are either in prison, on parole, or on probation, according to a 2010 report from the United States Bureau of Justice Statistics.

  • Restoring History

    Restoring History

    Each spring, Doug Martenson stands eye-to-eye with Benjamin Franklin. He cleans the buckles on Franklin’s shoes, the folds of his robes, and the buttons on his vest. Martenson then covers Franklin in protective wax.