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May 13, 2014
James B. Pritchard Professor of Archeology C. Brian Rose has been awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement by the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). Rose, who holds joint appointments in the Departments of Classical Studies and History of Art, will receive the...
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May 13, 2014
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have revealed that a plant hormone once believed to promote flower formation in annual plants also plays a role in inhibiting flowers from forming. The dual role of this hormone, gibberellin, could be exploited to produce higher-yielding crop plants....
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May 13, 2014
Five Penn Arts and Sciences students have received scholarships that will send them abroad to study foreign languages in the next year. 
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May 9, 2014
To investigate the interplay between climate change and the ocean, Irina Marinov, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, has found it necessary to straddle disciplines.
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May 9, 2014
Florian Pop, Samuel D. Schack Professor of Algebra in the Department of Mathematics, has received a Humboldt Research Award to fund a year-long collaboration with colleagues in Germany.
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May 8, 2014
Jeannie Kenmotsu, a doctoral candidate in history of art, has been awarded a Rare Book School Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography. She is among 20 early-career academics receiving fellowships to attend the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia. 
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May 7, 2014
A team of researchers from Penn's Department of Earth and Environmental Science have spent the last five years studying the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico, its waterways, air and terrain.
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May 4, 2014
Nancy Bonini, Florence R.C. Murray Professor of Biology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.
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May 2, 2014
For her lifetime effort to bring her training as a historian to public service, Professor of History Mary Frances Berry has received the 2014 Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award. The award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to an individual or individuals whose...
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May 2, 2014
Three Penn Physics and Astronomy graduate students have earned some of the most prestigious fellowships in particle physics. Each has already made valuable contributions to the world of physics:
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