Students at the University of Pennsylvania recently captured the explosive end of the life of a star in a nearby galaxy. This supernova was first discovered serendipitously on January 21, 2014, by undergraduate students being trained by Steve Fossey at the University College of London.
Lyme disease, if not treated promptly with antibiotics, can become a lingering problem for those who are infected. But a new study led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has some brighter news: Once infected with a particular strain of the disease-causing bacteria, humans appear to...
Russia’s annexation of Crimea is the first time one European nation has claimed territory from another since World War II. What happened? What will happen? In this roundtable discussion, a multidisciplinary group of Penn Arts and Sciences experts tackle the big questions, give historical context,...
Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow (CBF) in acute stroke patients, Penn Medicine and Arts and Sciences researchers are now learning how head of bed (HOB) positioning affects blood flow reaching the brain.
John L. Jackson Jr., Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice. His new position will become effective July 1.
RealArts@Penn was created in 2007 to integrate art-world practice into the intellectual life of the University. The program is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and open to all Penn students.
Steven Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, has announced the appointment of Larry Gladney, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence, as Associate Dean for Natural Sciences, effective July 1, 2014.