At the fourth annual Wharton Biztalks, faculty members gave presentations on their current research interests.
Richard Dawkins — evolutionary biologist and former Oxford University professor — addressed a crowd of about 1,500 with a lecture titled “Proof, Science and Skepticism” for the Philomathean Society’s Annual Oration, in celebration of the group’s 200th anniversary.
English and cinema studies professor Peter Decherney brought film producer and screenwriter Armyan Bernstein to speak to his “Hollywood Film Industry” class.
For Valentine’s Day, a veteran of the 1960s folk music revival shared his music and story with a small crowd of students and fans.
Last night, a proud son presented his distinguished father to more than 100 students and faculty in Huntsman Hall.
Manny Diaz, who served as mayor of Miami from 2001 to 2009, spoke Monday night to a room of sixty about growing up — and later governing — in that city.
The Artist-in-Residence program exhibited West Philadelphia artists in their annual “Friends and Neighbors” show this weekend.
Marilyn Taylor, dean of PennDesign, said the goal of the event was to take the abstract subject of proof and “make it directly relevant to design.”
This year, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology invited Philadelphia muralist Cesar Viveros to create a Day of the Dead altar of his own.
The panelists emphasized the importance of private capital, government regulation and a balance between economic dynamism and security.
The Center for the Advanced Study of India is celebrating 20 years of serving as a hub for research on India at Penn.
The event showcased small businesses along Baltimore Avenue, from 42nd to 50th streets, selling samples of their goods for only a dollar.