Student Archive

  • Over 100 third- and fourth-graders from the Cornerstone Christian Academy and Beulah Baptist Christian Day School spent a morning on the Penn campus “judging” hands-on science activities developed by students at Penn, including undergraduate Biological Basis of Behavior (BBB) program majors and graduate students in

  • Emma Harrison, a doctoral candidate in earth and environmental science, examines the role of these natural excavators in topsoil stability.

  • Doctoral candidates Roksana Filipowska and Maria Murphy create a series of workshops that explore sound technologies and their impact on our daily lives.

  • Antoinette Zoumanigui, C’17, investigates the phenomenon and starts a nonprofit to help the children impacted.

  • Osman Balkan, GR’16, studies the clash between immigrants’ traditional burial rites and state policy.

  • Penn’s PORES Program Takes Undergraduates to NBC

  • In April of this year, philosophy graduate students Ben Baker, GR’19, Louise Daoust, GR’17, and Rob Willison, GR’17, launched a three-day conference on engaged philosophy, bringing together professors, graduate students, undergraduates, and high school students to talk about philosophy and its role in public life.

  • Bill Shore, C’77, founder and CEO of Share Our Strength, and Laura Sorice, C’16.

  • Two college seniors are headed for Oxford University after graduation.

  • Michael Lobman, C'17, the 2015-16 Penn Plays Fellowship Winner for his original play "Mirrors," discusses writing for theatre versus screenwriting.

  • From heart valves to vapor deposition, Sharika Bamezai, C'18, and Eric Chen, C'18, ENG'17, present their research at the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibit.

  • VIPER scholar David Lim, C’16, E’16, is looking for ways to make computers work better.

  • Penn-in-Cannes Program Inspires Adventurous Scholarship

  • The Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities bridges disciplines

  • John Tellis, a doctoral candidate in chemistry, was one of three winners of the 2015 Reaxys Ph.D. Prize, given at an annual symposium held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Sponsored by Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, the Reaxys prize recognizes innovative and original research in chemistry, with an emphasis on synthesis. The prize is the world’s most prestigious award for young chemists; the 2015 winners were chosen from a field of almost 450 entrants.

  • Ruby O’Lexy, biology graduate student, is studying how plants deal with agricultural stresses like heavy metal toxicity.

  • Ashlin Oglesby-Neal, political science and criminology major, immerses herself in the culture of San Juan La Laguna.

  • Economics Ph.D. candidate Yanhao Wei is researching the concept of "social credit scoring."

  • Dee Luo, C'16, pushes the limits of personalized medicine.

  • History of Art doctoral candidate Heather Hughes is using the Dreesmann Fellowship at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum to study 17th-century costume prints—and get a head start on curating.