Penn researchers helped design and construct the experiment that led to the discovery of the Higgs boson—a finding that validates a fifty-year old theory that explains why the universe has mass and which recently won a Nobel prize.
Penn's Research Enterprise
Vice Provost for Research Dawn A. Bonnell is responsible for facilitating Penn's sprawling research enterprise, which consists of 12 schools, more than 165 multidisciplinary centers and institutes, and a fully incorporated health system.
A Century with the Penn Museum's Sphinx
In 1913, a massive piece of granite arrived in Philadelphia that forever changed the scope of the Penn Museum's collection.
Celebrating Canine Commencement
One year ago, seven puppies joined the inaugural class of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center. At the Center’s opening celebration last September, the puppies toddled down the aisle to meet their new foster families.
A stone's throw from bustling 38th Street, lies a carefully curated green oasis, and nearby, a soaring glass-walled structure where plants from the exotic to the mundane are cared for and studied.
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