Twitter | Search | |
Penn
Official page for news, events and interesting updates from the University of Pennsylvania. Account managed by University Communications.
31,435
Tweets
1,186
Following
141,051
Followers
Tweets
Penn 2h
A new study from demonstrates a strong, reversible adhesive that uses the same mechanisms of adhesion as snails. When wet, the material conforms to the grooves on a surface; when dry, the material hardens and fastens itself securely.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 4h
Sam Handley, a rising sophomore on , has been named Freshman of the Year by Inside Lacrosse. Handley, a midfielder, ranked second in the country in assists and third in points among freshmen.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 6h
David L. Eng of coauthored a new book illuminating the lives & struggles of Asian-American students.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 9h
On the latest episode of the “Office Hours” podcast series, Vijay Balasubramanian of explains the connection between smells & memories, defends his passion for “MacGyver,” and gushes about his favorite place on campus.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 19h
Jessa Lingel of discusses the concept of dazzle camouflage & the ways the modern LGBTQ community uses highly visible practices to avoid or subvert surveillance and divert attention as a form of resistance.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 20h
At the Clyde Barker Penn Transplant House, a partnership with Walnut Hill College and a CAREs grant brings homemade baked goods to pre- and post-transplant patients and their families.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 21h
In an op-ed for , Leah Blain of writes about the challenges veterans face when attempting to access mental health care. Blain argues that telemedicine may help bridge the gap with remote therapy sessions.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 23h
Josh Hood, a rising sophomore in , has been named a First-Team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn 23h
On , Eric K. Clemons discusses the pros & cons of increased regulation of big tech firms.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 17
The cephalopods have invaded West Philly. Spotted at 50th and Baltimore.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 17
Today, fewer than half of U.S. counties offer the ability to text 911 in an emergency. Rising juniors Anthony Scarpone-Lambert & Kirti Shenoy want to change that through their nonprofit Text-911.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 17
For owners of dogs with mammary tumors, deciding on a course of treatment can depend on a variety of factors. A new, practical system developed at should simplify the tasks of determining a prognosis & making treatment decisions.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
David Rittenhouse was a watchmaker, surveyor, & public servant who earned international acclaim as one of America’s most eminent scientists. His name became synonymous with physics, astronomy, & math both here at Penn & across the region.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
On , Marshall Bouton of the discusses the reelection of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. To Bouton, the recent elections were “the most divisive & fractious in recent times.”
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
We LOVE views that never get old. ❤️
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
A new study of patients who underwent robotic urologic surgery points to a key step in overcoming the opioid crisis: start patients with over-the-counter medications, then escalate them as needed.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
Here on campus, the enriches the Penn community with its distinctive programming blend of music, dance, theater, & film. Now, the Center’s vision for the performing arts at Penn is in the spotlight in cities around the world.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
In a op-ed, Maggie Blackhawk of writes about the plenary power doctrine, established in the mid-19th century to prevent the Supreme Court from intervening in the executive branch’s abuses against Native Americans.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
For , Victor Pickard of @AnnenberPenn discusses the 1934 Communications Act & argues to bring back the golden age of broadcast regulation.
Reply Retweet Like
Penn Jun 16
Falling asleep can be tricky when temperatures start to rise. Philip Gehrman of says core body temperature plays a crucial role in attaining deep sleep and offers insights into how to create the ideal environment for a good night’s rest.
Reply Retweet Like