• If you prefer fewer emails, try Penn News Weekly.

• You can keep up with campus events via the Penn Current calendar.
Penn News Today
News from the University of Pennsylvania for Wednesday, August 10, 2016
farah, martha


The SCAN program, run by Martha Farah of Arts & Sciences, enables grad students across the University to learn about neuroscience and relate it to their own studies.

horizontal row
bassett, danielle

Living Maps

According to IEEE Pulse, Engineering’s Danielle Bassett is one of the world’s top experts on dynamic network neuroscience, or “how the brain talks to itself.”

horizontal row
image description


Engineering students Carissa Lim, Jessica Soe and Xiaoye Zhang worked with Medicine’s Center for Health Care Innovation to design a crib that helps prevent newborn falls.

horizontal row
albenberg, lindsey

Gut 'Holiday'

In a new study, Lindsey Albenberg of Medicine and CHOP will administer a combination of antimicrobial drugs to patients with Crohn’s disease to reduce microbes in the digestive tract.

horizontal row
jimenez, katerine

In India

Katerine Jimenez, a rising senior from New York City, recounted taking time off from work as an intern in Bangalore to travel to a rural space and explore nature. (Photos/Video)

horizontal row
stevens, robin

'Digital Hood'

On WHYY, Robin Stevens of Nursing discussed how social media amplifies a neighborhood’s danger for teens, with endless posts about violence and harassment. (Audio)

horizontal row
University of Pennsylvania

Contact Us

Join Us

Ron Ozio or Amanda Mott
Office of University Communications
View archives
Like us on Facebook
View our photos on flickr
Follow us on Twitter
View our videos on YouTube