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Takeaways from the front lines of the novel coronavirus outbreak

John H. Holmes discussed the epidemiological data on COVID-19 and shared his personal perspectives on the outbreak as a visiting professor working...

Pandemics, quarantines, and history

History professor Alex Chase-Levenson explores pandemics and quarantines in his upcoming book, and shares some lessons we can take from the past...

Weingarten Center ready to aid students with online transition

The Weingarten Learning Resource Center staff remains committed to providing academic support services and programs for all Penn students in light of...

Wharton School launches a remote course on the impact and implications of COVID-19

As the world grapples with the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Wharton School has developed a new course, conducted remotely,...

Ivy League salutes Dingle as Rookie of the Year

The first-year guard played major minutes and was the third-leading scorer on the Quakers.

A simple exercise to help stay calm in the face of coronavirus uncertainty

As the pandemic continues to change, Martin Seligman, director of Penn’s Positive Psychology Center, offers a quick and straightforward way to refocus...

Bacteria form biofilms like settlers form cities

New research from the School of Dental Medicine gives a satellite-level view of how biofilms grow and expand on a surface.

Understanding what makes a fact a fact

In the inaugural episode of Penn Today’s “Understand This …” podcast series, Professor of Education Sigal Ben-Porath and Professor of History Sophie...

A Q&A with Ben Jealous, former NAACP head turned tech investor

The visiting scholar discusses the social innovation class he is teaching, plus why it’s key to focus on local civil rights victories...

Managing pain in the age of opioids

The data supporting the use of opioids to treat chronic, non-cancer pain is quite weak, says Michael Ashburn, director of the Penn Pain Medicine...

Scrap metal-powered lights win Y-Prize 2020

Each year, Penn Engineering, Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management, Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship and the Penn Center for Innovation team up to...

Clash of the titans

The women’s basketball team’s seven-game winning streak meets Princeton’s 17-game unbeaten mark on Tuesday evening, when the longtime rivals and Ivy League foes...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...