In this issue of OMNIA, our cover story, “Water, Water Everywhere,” focuses on our most basic need and universal challenge: water. This includes access to safe drinking water, warming oceans, and strong infrastructure and storm protection.
In “Arts and Sciences in Action,” we cover the School's multi-pronged approach to issues within the global community. We also investigate the brain's natural GPS and how medieval manuscripts can be an educational tool on social media.
Experts discuss the societal and environmental challenges to our most precious resource.
Paul Sniegowski, the newly appointed Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, riffs on research, teaching, and the liberal arts.
Psychology Professor Russell Epstein studies the brain's innate ability to map our surroundings.
New grant initiatives have Penn Arts and Sciences faculty and students engaging with each other and the rest of the world.
Emily Steiner, Professor of English, uses new technology to illuminate age-old manuscripts.