First-year Bioengineering Prof Nabs “Genius Grant”
Bioengineering professor Danielle Bassett wins “genius” grant.
Wounded Warriors and the Legacy of WWI
Medical historian Beth Linker on war and the limits of rehabilitation.
Examining “The Case for Reparations”
Heard on Campus: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ rationale for reparations.
Your Handy Homecoming Athletics Guide
This weekend's Homecoming festivities will include five sporting events on campus, and there are plenty of reasons to catch them all.
From Freshmen to Filmmakers
Student film-makers’ road to debut feature, Driving Not Knowing.
The Good Neighbor
As a Zionist soldier, civil-rights advocate, and pioneer of joint nonviolent activism between Israelis and Palestinians, Hillel Bardin has dedicated most of his adult life to the pursuit of a most elusive peace.
With the Donbas Battalion
A young reporter gets his first taste of war in eastern Ukraine.
A Principled Man
Nathan Mossell M1882 overcame great odds to become the first African-American graduate of Penn’s School of Medicine. He went on to found Philadelphia’s first black hospital—an achievement he never really wanted.
F. Scott Fitzgerald died a failure, but now The Great Gatsby sells a half-million copies a year (even when there’s not a movie). In So We Read On, alumna and Fresh Air book-critic Maureen Corrigan explains how this happened—and why it’s right that it did.