A Selective (Old) Penn Chronology 1902-1918
Our first Centennial timeline covers 1902 to 1918, when Old Penn becomes the Gazette (and World War I ended).
Tweaking History … and Everything Else
Looking back at one of the Gazette's favorite illustrators
Browsing Penn’s Cyber Stacks
Scattered collections, brittle diaries, rare artifacts, handwritten plays, and more are flashing across computer screens worldwide, via the University's groundbreaking digital library project.
James Thomson and the Holy Grail
In 1998, graduate alumnus Dr. James Thomson won the race to isolate and culture human stem-cells for a sustained period—one of the holy grails of medical science—but he can’t outrun the controversy generated by his work. Increasingly, he isn’t trying.