Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on literary classics.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses attributes that help scholars succeed.
Hailing a Rickshaw: Penn Summer Program Offers High School Students Lessons in World Languages and Cultures
A few years of French or Spanish may fulfill a foreign-language requirement to graduate from high school. But in today’s global environment, some career-minded young people want to learn critical international languages that aren’t widely taught in high school.
The spiked, sky-blue structure in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in New York is more than just a striking design.
It’s also an award-winning installation, as well as an environmentally friendly structure designed to combat air pollutants.
Over the 125 years of its existence, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has amassed a prized collection of artifacts, numbering close to 1 million. Now those artifacts are going on display—one by one, on the Museum’s website.
Robert Seyfarth and Dorothy Cheney of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their research on animal communication patterns.
PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.
With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings.