In season three of our OMNIA podcast series, we explore scientific ideas that cause big reactions. We’ll look at stories of science getting knocked around, and standing back up again, in a world full of polarization, politics, misrepresentation, and simple misunderstanding.
Andy Eskenazi's journey through the VIPER program has included humanities classes that have given him a better understanding of his work as an engineer and the world at large.
First- and second-year College students talk campus living and saying goodbye to virtual classes.
Daniel Janzen, DiMaura Professor in Biology, on why cicadas (and wildebeests, salmon, and oak trees) act that way.
Zachary Lesser, Edward W. Kane Professor of English, used ghosts, holes, and scrapes to learn more about how Shakespeare’s work was seen in his own time.
An interest in magic influenced Daniel Roy, C’20, to study neurobiology. Now the magician is using his research background to amaze the audiences at his shows.
Damian Pang, Penn LPS Online Certificate in Neuroscience graduate, may have discovered a new type of memory.
In a new book, Glenda Goodman, Assistant Professor of Music, probes how hand-copying musical compositions and amateur performance shaped identity and ideas in the post-Revolutionary War period.
Erik Broess, a doctoral candidate in musicology, studies how electric guitar gear influences the kinds of music guitarists create—and the kinds of music histories that get shared.
Stephanie Gibson, a doctoral candidate in the history of art, explores monuments of trauma in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Black Atlantic.