This past spring, members of the first graduating class in Penn’s Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) presented their capstone research and design projects. VIPER was created in 2012 to educate innovators who could lead the search for practical and sustainable ways to produce energy.
Students from the Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management share their capstone presentations with the research sector.
Here we highlight the journeys of members of our faculty as they followed their paths from impressionable young students to world-class scholars.
Penn’s PORES Program Takes Undergraduates to NBC
A mother’s distress at the sound of her young being threatened—what could be more natural?
In a special podcast, we spoke with professors Michael Weisberg and Paul Sniegowski about their experience with the case—and whether public attitudes on evolution have changed—as well as lead counsel and Penn Law graduate Eric Rothschild and presiding judge John E. Jones III.
Peter Decherney, professor of English and cinema studies, documents the challenges associated with making films in a country with an uncertain future.
VIPER scholar David Lim, C’16, E’16, is looking for ways to make computers work better.
Penn physics demonstration videos inspire classroom curiosity.
A University of Pennsylvania research program has gathered together leading scholars and advocates representing strongly opposing views on today's most contentious church-state issues, not to forge a consensus, but to model how to disagree without being disagreeable, while identifying any unexpected common ground.
Rebecca Bushnell, School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers Professor of English, says video games can teach us a lot about what drives character development in theatrical plays.
Featured below is a sample of talks from this year's 60-Second Slam, a annual lecture-off held during Penn's Alumni Weekend. This month's featured lectures include: