The Cult of DMD

The view from inside Penn’s digital-media-design major: “We are an annoying, fidgety, break-things-and-fix-it cult—who make horrible noises.” Others might say that the program attracts some of Penn’s brightest, most dedicated, and most creative students.

Nurturing Enterprise

In its first five years—which, as it happens, is longer than most small-business startups survive—the Wharton Business Plan Competition has given hundreds of would-be entrepreneurs the chance to “test their ideas against the reality of the market.”

The Most Amazing Cell

The greenish glow in the petri dish—a marker for the presence of germ cells—showed that veterinary-school researchers had succeeded in a decade-long quest to get male-mouse stem cells to develop into eggs.