Kate Dorsch is interested in aliens— but not really. Instead, she studies what different people, from so-called experts to everyday observers, say about reported UFO sightings in the Cold War era.
A summer research seminar by the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) allowed students to conduct research on Philadelphia's waterways and collaborate with community partners.
In a new OMNIA Podcast, Dawn Teele, Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses the unprecedented number of women running for office in this year's midterm elections.
Madison Dawkins, C'19, created an independent study focused on health and mindfulness with the women at the Riverside Correctional Facility.
The Program on Race, Science, and Society hosted an international symposium that brought together scholars to discuss how the categorizing of racial difference has significant implications for individuals across the globe.
Daniel Aldana Cohen, Assistant Professor of Sociology, presents a new perspective on climate change.
For his English honors thesis, Nicholas Escobar, C'18, combined his love of literature and music.
Kate Dorsch, Ph.D. candidate in History and Sociology of Science, discusses her research on UFO sightings in Cold War America and how scientific knowledge is created and communicated to the public.
Faculty present minute-long talks on topics like "The French Enlightenment and Benjamin Franklin's University."
Sebastian Gonzalez, C’20, is a campus leader for first-generation students, a physics and astronomy major, and the principal tubist for the Penn Symphony Orchestra.
Penn Arts and Sciences faculty bike varied terrain to get to campus.
Kristen R. Ghodsee, Professor of Russian and East European Studies, explores the impacts of Cold War rhetoric on the progress of women's rights.