Housed in an Italian revivalist building in Old City, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia features an ornate, high-ceiling reading room filled with an extensive collection of maps, photographs, and architectural drawings on Philadelphia's history.
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Two Penn doctors have won an award from the American Academy of Dermatology for their collaboration to treat a patient with a rare case of leprosy.
In January 2018, Penn administrators were considering reclassifying economics as a STEM major, which would help international students navigate the work visa application process. But more than a year later, the department is no longer exploring the option.
Star Wars and the Middle Ages have more in common than meets the eye, according to a new video series from the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Before Penn graduate student Chad Baer was deployed to Djibouti with the Army National Guard, he could run two miles in 14 minutes and 15 seconds. But after being exposed to noxious fumes due to living downstream from an incinerator, he soon developed asthma.
After teaching at Penn for more than 15 years, esteemed poet and English professor Charles Bernstein is set to retire at the end of the semester.
According to one Penn professor, women living under socialist governments enjoy better sex.
Researchers from Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine and the Perelman School of Medicine found that opioid prescriptions for pets have drastically increased over the past decade.
Three Penn students were awarded the Schwarzman Scholarship, which fully covers fees related to a master's degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing for one year.
Professors and students at Penn are working with the mayor's office to create low-cost and efficient policies to solve local issues.
Every year like clockwork, alumni flock back to campus to cheer on Penn during Homecoming. For some, the weekend is also a time to pass on Penn traditions to the next generation of Quakers in the family.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia opened a new clinical manufacturing facility in its campus in University City. The $75 million underground lab will serve as a cell and gene-therapy testing and production facility.
Speakers from across the world stopped by Penn's Perry World House on Tuesday evening to discuss the importance of denuclearization.
On Thursday, students convened to discuss how to stay mentally well amidst a storm of current events surrounding sexual assault.
An internal investigation from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital found that there is fraudulent data in 31 scientific publications from the laboratory of a prominent cardiac researcher.
Earlier this month, Penn joined the new Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program, which intends to train teachers in STEM and employ them in underserved schools in Pennsylvania.
For the first time, Penn is a campus hub for The Millennium Fellowship, which aims to support students in achieving the United Nations' goals for a sustainable future.