• Evolution Colloquium: "How Much Sex is Enough?"

    David Rittenhouse Laboratory, Room A6

    Professor Daniel S. Fisher (Stanford University)

    Sexual reproduction has many costs--especially the existence of lots of males, but sex, or more generally exchange of DNA is widely believed to have major advanages for evolution. Yet most of the arguments are rather qualitative: with multiple large and small numbers involved in evolutionary processes, quantitative understanding is essential...


    **Light Refreshments served @ 2:30pm**

  • SAS 2015 Teaching Awards Ceremony

    University of Pennsylvania 200 College Hall

    Deans Office Representatives

    To applaud the extraordinary commitment of these individuals to the education of our students.  The winners of the SAS Teaching Awards will be honored at a School-wide reception. We hope that you will join us for the event as we celebrate teaching excellence in SAS.

  • Astronomy Night: "The Fate of the Universe"

    David Rittenhouse Laboratories, and Shoemaker Green 209 S 33rd Street

    Dr. Marisa March, Post-doctoral Researcher (University of Pennsylvania)

    Stargazers of all ages are invited to spend an evening looking up! 

    Members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy will help you explore the night sky through telescopes on Shoemaker Green. Special physics demonstrations and a discussion of the fate of the universe are also on the agenda. Join us for any or all of our free Astronomy Night events!