Graduate Division

Spotlight

See Psittacosaurus Run

Graduate student Brandon Hedrick is using statistics to show how dinosaurs looked, moved, and evolved.

Prison and Health

Graduate student Valerio Bacak gathers evidence for better criminal justice penalties.

The Science of Ethics

Doctoral student Justin Landy studies stressful decision-making scenarios.

Eye in the Sky (VIDEO)

Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World doctoral candidate Lucas Stephens uses an advanced aerial photography system to map an ancient city.

Statutes of Limitation

Sociology graduate student Alexander Jerneck examines the fiscal roots of corporate law.

Welcome to the Graduate Division of Penn's School of Arts and Sciences.

The Graduate Division consists of some 33 graduate programs. Disciplinary strength is at the heart of Penn's excellence in research and graduate training. Equally important, however, is the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration that pervades all of our programs.

News

  • Penn Senior Rutendo Chigora Awarded non-U.S. Rhodes Scholarship

    Rutendo Chigora, a University of Pennsylvania senior from Harare, Zimbabwe, has been named one of Zimbabwe’s two recipients of a Rhodes Scholarship which will fund two or three years of study at Oxford University in England. At Oxford, Chigora will pursue a master's degree in public policy.

  • Preventing Memory Problems Caused by Sleep Deprivation

    In a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, a team led by scientists from the University of Pennsylvania found that a particular set of cells in a small region of the brain are responsible for memory problems after sleep loss. By selectively increasing levels of a signaling molecule in these cells, the researchers prevented mice from having memory deficits.

  • Yun S. Song Named Inaugural Calabi-Simons Professor in Mathematics and Biology

    Yun S. Song has been named the inaugural Calabi-Simons Professor in Mathematics and Biology. He will join the faculty on July 1, 2015.