A team of University of Pennsylvania engineers has used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, opening the door to more sensitive infrared cameras and more compact chemical-analysis techniques.
Hong Kong – On the heels of a successful, seven-year fundraising campaign, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann will visit Hong Kong in May to host a Penn alumni event on May 21 for alumni from throughout Asia.
The number of adults living beyond age 45 in sub-Saharan Africa is rapidly expanding, yet many of these older men and women experience physical illnesses and disabilities that limit their ability to function, according to a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and in Malawi.
The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced its 2013 Scholar All-America recipients for 2013, and two University of Pennsylvania seniors have made the list.
Penn in the News
Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences highlighted for teaching an online course.
Gustavo Aguirre of the School of Veterinary Medicine is interviewed about offering free vision screenings for service dogs.
Recent graduates Ali Derassouyan and Kirby Dixon, both of the School of Arts and Sciences, are featured for their college experiences at Penn.
Lillian Aronson of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on a cat receiving kidney transplant surgery.
Richard Beeman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his new book, Our Lives, Our Fortunes, & Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence.