June 20, 2019One Hour, One Painting at the Barnes
A two-week mindCORE summer workshop aimed at underrepresented undergrads across the country is focusing on language science and technology, and minds in the world. Participating students hear from more than 20 Penn researchers on a range of topics. The Barnes exercise, one part of the overall program, reveals clues about how the brain processes visual cues.
June 20, 2019‘Design with Nature,’ 50 Years Later
Beginning on the Summer Solstice, the Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the Weitzman School is presenting “Design With Nature Now,” a multi-platform exploration of the legacy of visionary environmental planner and landscape architect Ian L. McHarg.
June 18, 2019Maya Arthur Announced as 2019-2020 Kelly Writers House Post-Bacc Fellow
Maya Arthur (C'18) has been selected as the inaugural Kelly Writers House Post-Baccalaureate Fellow.
June 13, 2019Monumental Move: Penn Museum Sphinx
In a three-day, high-tech operation, the massive sphinx is moved from the gallery where it sat since 1926 to the main entrance hall.
June 11, 2019Penn Book Center Remains Open this Summer after Agreement with University
The Penn Book Center announced the store will stay open until the end of August, according to an email from the owners to the Philadelphia community. The revised plan from the original May closure date comes after an agreement with the University and protests from local writers and Penn students and faculty.