This month Penn celebrates 120 years of nursing education. Instruction in the field began here at Penn in 1886, the School of Nursing was founded in 1950 and today Penn is among the worldwide leaders in the field. Read more…

With a history dating back to the mid 18th century and a long legacy of acclaimed physicians, administrators and researchers, it’s hard to boil down Penn’s medical past and present into just a few numbers. But we gave it a shot anyway. Read more…

David Dye has bolstered the national profile of Penn’s public radio station, 88.5 WXPN-FM, through his hugely successful radio show, The World Cafe (see Q&A, page 4). But ’XPN has a history that reaches back decades, as this edition of By The Numbers attests. Read more…

This week marked the opening of “Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun,” a fascinating new exhibit at Penn Museum that tells the story of the rise and fall of the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna (see Q&A, page 4, and Out And About, page 5). Read more…

A new era of Penn basketball begins this year, as coach Glen Miller takes over Quaker basketball, replacing coach Fran Dunphy (see Q&A, Page 4). Miller inherits a program with great tradition and a history of winning,as these numbers attest: Read more…

As Penn President Amy Gutmann told a crowd at World Cafe Live last month (see article in the Oct. 19 Penn Current), the University’s plan to expand campus eastward toward the Schuylkill River may be one of the most important development projects in recent Philadelphia history. Read more…

Due in part to the hard work of Chief Horticulturalist Vince Morracco (see story, page 5), the Morris Arboretum is one of the most beautiful public gardens in the area with, a 92-acre plant-lovers’ paradise in Chestnut Hill. Read more…

The Penn women’s soccer team captured their third Ivy League Championship on Nov. 6 with a 0-0 tie at Princeton. The drawcatapulted the Quakers into the 64-team NCAA Championship field, where they took on Penn State. Read more…

Penn recently sent more than 2,500 undergraduates in the Class of 2013 off into the real world to experience its joys and heartbreaks, successes and failures. Read more…

Benjamin Franklin—Penn’s celebrated founder—was a pioneer of global engagement. Whether in Philadelphia or abroad, he was committed to exchanging ideas with leading intellectuals from around the world. Read more…

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