Bringing cognitive science in action to young minds

Penn Upward Bound high school students from West Philadelphia got a tour of the Penn Smart Aviary, GRASP Lab, and the Penn Vet Working Dog Center during a visit to Pennovation Works.

Paul Schmidt named the Patricia M. Williams Endowed Term Chair in Biology

In acknowledgement of his distinguished scholarship, teaching, and outstanding service to the Department of Biology and the School of Arts and Sciences, Paul Schmidt has been named the Patricia M. Williams Endowed Term Chair in Biology. The Patricia M. Williams Endowed Term Chair was established in 2006 by Paul C. Williams, W’67, in honor of his mother. Paul Williams is an engaged leader and generous supporter of faculty, students, capital projects, and programs across the University of Pennsylvania. 

BEN Talks 2024 comes to Palo Alto and Santa Monica

At two events, Penn Arts & Sciences faculty discuss resilience in the age of climate change.

Deconstructing the structural elements of a lesser-known microbe

Research led by Mecky Pohlschröder of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts & Sciences has uncovered key insights into the molecular machinery that determines archaea’s morphology. The findings were published in the journal Nature Communications.

Jess Wojick wins the "Natural Sciences" category for Penn Grad Talks

Penn Grad Talks is a day of TED Talk-style presentations by Penn Arts & Sciences graduate students representing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Professional Master’s prog