Science & Technology

Penn in the news

Commentary: The Momentous Decision to Use Atomic Bombs May 27, 2016 |

Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin of the School of Arts & Sciences write about the decision to drop the first atomic bomb.

Penn Engineering Launches New Research Facility at Pennovation Works May 25, 2016 | Philadelphia Business Journal

The new Penn Engineering Research and Collaboration Hub (PERCH) at the Pennovation Center is featured.

Quest for Robo-Yellen Advances as Computers Gain on Rate Setters May 24, 2016 | Bloomberg

Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about applying artificial intelligence and machine-learning principles to central banking.

The Great War and Modern Health Care May 19, 2016 | New England Journal of Medicine

Beth Linker of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the effects of World War I on medical practice.

Cards Against Humanity Just Paid for a Young Woman’s College Tuition May 19, 2016 |

Undergraduate Sona Dadhania is highlighted for receiving the Science Ambassador Scholarship.