Graduate Division


Seeing the Saints—Up Close

Ph.D. student Liz Lastra’s website lets you virtually visit historic churches in Spain.

Stress Reduction for Plants

Ruby O’Lexy, biology graduate student, is studying how plants deal with agricultural stresses like heavy metal toxicity.

When in Sweden…

Organizational Dynamics student Erinn Carey blogged about gender equality, health care, and the idea of "lagom."

Friends Don’t Let Friends Have Bad Credit

Economics Ph.D. candidate Yanhao Wei is researching social credit scoring.

Through a Lens Darkly

History of Art doctoral student Iggy Cortez examines nighttime filming.

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.


  • Senior Jennifer Hebert Wins Rhodes Scholarship

    Jennifer Hebert from Pittsburgh, Pa., has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England.

  • New Gift from Robert and Penny Fox Aids Fels Expansion

    A gift from Robert A. Fox, C’52, and Penny Grossman Fox, Ed’53, has helped launch a new era for the Fels Institute of Government, which is reorganizing and expanding in ways designed to increase Penn’s participation in and effect on public policy at the local, national, and international levels.

  • Penn Arts and Sciences Professors named Fellows of the American Physical Society

    Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Natural Sciences Bhuvenesh Jain and Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics Mark Trodden, both in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, have been elected to Fellowship in the American Physical Society.