Enrich Your Mind, Body, and World
with Penn in 2010
Celebrate our University while learning how Penn is making an impact in our community and around the world by attending Alumni Weekend 2010, May 14-17.
50 Years with the Annenberg School
Rekindle old memories of your time at the Annenberg School for Communication with this new interactive website.
Tour Penn...from Your Computer Chair
Google maps street view has recently extended its reach to the Penn campus. Take a virtual look around Penn and see how it has changed since your last visit.
See the Venice Film Festival with Penn Alumni Travel
Explore Venice and Rome with fellow alumni on this specially priced late summer soujourn to Italy in September 2010.
Penn Nursing Makes History
Penn Nursing is starting off the new year with good news: they surpassed their campaign goal of $73.5 million by December 31, and by doing so, are positioned to receive a $1.5 million challenge grant from the Kresge Foundation.
Maureen Rush Recognized
Security Management Magazine featured Penn's Vice President for Public Safety in an article about women in the security sector.
Landmark Day for the Penn Club [PDF]
On February 9th, the building that houses the Penn Club of New York was named a NYC landmark by the Landmarks Commission.
Students Assist in Second Supreme Court Case
It’s a rare opportunity for law students to work on one Supreme Court case, but some University of Pennsylvania Law School students have had the opportunity to handle two cases this year.
ICA presents Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World), the first major museum survey of the work of illustrator, author, and designer Maira Kalman.
A Conversation With Hal Prince
Last month, legendary Broadway director and producer, Hal Prince (C’48), delighted students with anecdotes about his rich history in the theatre including his direction of such seminal works as Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, and Parade.
Sports + Recreation
Hoops For Haiti
In an effort to collect much-needed footwear for Hatians, the University of Pennsylvania’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have jointly brought in more than 350 pairs of shoes at their home games in the last two weeks. The first shipment, which contained approximately 300 pairs, has already been shipped to Haiti.
Penn Topples Defending Champs Cornell
The Quakers got a career-high 24 points from Jack Eggleston, including 15 in the second half as they took down defending Ivy Champion Cornell, 79-64 at the Palestra February 12.
Look Who's Talking
Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis have released a new study on linguistic evolution that argues human languages may adapt more like biological organisms than previously thought and that the more common and popular the language.
Up in Smoke
Research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine may help more smokers quit smoking through extended use of a nicotine patch. A new study shows that 24 weeks on the patch versus the standard 8 weeks recommended by manufacturers boosts the number of smokers who maintain their cigarette abstinence.
Continuing Ben's Electrifying Legacy
Forget the kite and key — material scientists at the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania are using gold in a unique way to build a molecular system that turns light into electrical power.