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Penn Engineering launches first Ivy League undergraduate degree in artificial intelligence

The new degree will push the limits on AI’s potential and prepare students to lead the use of this world-changing technology.

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Big Ideas

A look at a few of our big picture priorities that improve Penn as we create knowledge to benefit the world.

A person touches a photo of Alexei Navalny after laying flowers at the Memorial to Victims of Political Repression in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Alexei Navalny’s death and legacy

Three experts from around the University share their thoughts on what Navalny’s death means for the opposition movement, for Putin’s grip on power, and for Russia going forward.

White flags honoring lives lost to the COVID-19 virus on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

‘Natural’ deaths likely COVID-19 related

New study led by Penn and Boston University provides the most compelling data yet to suggest excess mortality rates from chronic illnesses and other natural causes were driven by COVID-19 infections.

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COP28 takeaways

Perry World House Fellows and Advisors Lolita Jackson, Stephen Hammer, and Wolfgang Blau offered their insights from the conference in a discussion last week, moderated by Perry World House Interim Director Michael Weisberg.