• Unlocking the Criminal Mind Using Biological Keys

    Unlocking the Criminal Mind Using Biological Keys

    Researchers seeking to comprehend criminal behavior have long relied on social and sociological models. Penn Professor Adrian Raine says biology is critical to understanding violent behavior, too.

  • The Crosswinds of Science and Art

    The Crosswinds of Science and Art

    In her most recent collection of work, painter and PennDesign lecturer Deirdre Murphy let scientific data about global warming and bird migration guide her brushstrokes.

  • A Leg Up on Learning

    A Leg Up on Learning

    At Civic House, Penn’s hub for student-led community service and social advocacy work, the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project helps elementary, middle, and high school students who live or go to school in West Philly realize their academic potential by assisting them with schoolwork.

  • Protecting Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq

    Protecting Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq

    Working through Penn’s Cultural Heritage Center, an archaeologist seeks to document the destruction of antiquities and artifacts in conflict zones.

  • Pebbles on Mars Likely Traveled Miles Down a Riverbed

    Pebbles on Mars Likely Traveled Miles Down a Riverbed

    Pairing math with geophysics, researcher Douglas Jerolmack led work showing that pebbles on Mars traveled tens of miles down an ancient riverbed.