Terrestrial Forensics with a Maritime Twist

Chelsea Cohen, a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, uses environmental archaeology to investigate the past.

Penn Arts & Sciences 2024 Graduation (Photos)

More than 2,200 students earned degrees from the College, the Graduate Division, and the College of Liberal & Professional Studies.

Margaret Atwood in Conversation with Emily Wilson

Some 1,500 people—900 in Irvine Auditorium, 600 online—listened to the author’s discussion with Professor Emily Wilson during the annual Stephen A. Levin Family Dean’s Forum.

Can More Art Equal Less Crime?

Maya Moritz, a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Criminology, is building the case, studying the effect of Philadelphia murals on the city’s crime rate.

2024 College of Arts and Sciences Graduation Speakers

James “Jim” Johnson, C’74, L’77, a School of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors member, and student speaker Katie Volpert, C’24, will address the Class of 2024 Sunday May 19 on Franklin Field.

Gearing Up for Research on Aging

GEAR UP, an initiative offered by the Population Aging Research Center and the Leonard Davis Institute, gives students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds hands-on experience and mentoring to address a global challenge.

Penn Undergrads and Decision 2024 (Video)

From helping with exit polling to vote count data collection, students in the PORES program bring their skills to the NBC Decision Desk on election nights.

Back on Campus to Pay It Forward

Professional Women’s Alliance career roundtables bring alumnae and students together.

Playing with Language

By using linguistics models to analyze game play, Sydney Sun, C’24, is listening in on the ways environment shapes interaction.

Meet the VIPER Class of 2024 (VIDEO)

From honing research interests and building relationships to Penn Electric Racing and SpaceX, graduating seniors in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) reflect on their experience in the dual-degree program.

Penn Arts & Sciences Pathways: David Kedeme, C'25 (Video)

Kedeme came to Penn curious about the brain and deepened his interest in neuroscience through lab internships and coursework.

2024 Penn Grad Talks

Penn Grad Talks features TED Talk-style presentations by Penn Arts & Sciences graduate students on a wide range of topics.

The Items Left Behind

In an undergraduate anthropology course, students learn archaeological fieldwork skills and unearth the story of a historic Black neighborhood in West Philadelphia.

Q&A: Mentoring at a PWA Roundtable Event

Brittany Tilghman, C’10, on her own “twisty path” and connecting with undergrads.

Celebrating 50 Years of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

A three-day symposium will honor the past and present achievements of the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program; the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies; and the Penn Women’s Center.