2019 Year in Review

We look back on our favorite arts and sciences stories of 2019.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Victorian, but Make it New

Emily Steinlight, Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor of English, is part of a scholarly collective for the 21st century.

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What's With all the Leather Jackets?

Dean's Scholar Nicholas Berrettini, LPS'19, examines Italian crime dramas and wonders if binge-watching shows can change our opinions.

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Procrastinating on Climate Change

We asked Joseph Kable, Baird Term Professor of Psychology, why humans can't seem to make the commitment to slow climate change.

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Penn Arts & Sciences Pathways: Alyssa Cavazos, C'22 (Video)

A summer research opporunity allowed Alyssa Cavazos, C'22, to broaden her interest in chemistry.

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How to Get a 19-Year-Old to Pay Attention

We talked to some of our best graduate student teachers to learn how—and why—they excel.

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OMNIA Podcast: You Can't Hurt a Poem, and Other Lessons from Charles Bernstein (Audio)

The award-winning poet looks back on his career.

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Modern Dating as a Black Woman

Sarah Adeyinka-Skold, GR'20, on digital dating and its impact on gender and racial inequality.

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A New Home for Energy Research

A record gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos will create an energy science and technology building.

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