Category Archives: Events

Solistimum III: Mad Tea Party

3:00 PM Sunday, September 21st, 2014 | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) An autumn chill is moving in. We hope that you’ll join us to remember the … Continue reading

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Meeting the Second: The Political Tsunami of the 2014 Indian General Election

8:00pm Friday, September 12th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) This year, one of the biggest elections of all time occurred in India. Join Alex Polyak, a … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Rajiv Gandhi

4:00pm Friday, September 12th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Professor Rajiv Gandhi’s research focuses on algorithm design, specifically on designing efficient algorithms that yield near-optimal solutions for intractable … Continue reading

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Meeting the First: How Immortality Will Kill You

8:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Why do we age? Why should we age? The discovery of the telomere and subsequent studies into … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Daniel Shapiro

4:00pm Friday, September 5th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) According to Daniel Shapiro, we may be able to “speak” within the medium of music. Are musical … Continue reading

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The Philomathean Society’s NSO Solistimum: Masque of the Red Death

8:30pm Monday, August 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) You are cordially invited to a night of intrigue with the Philomathean Society, Penn’s oldest student organization … Continue reading

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Lindback Lecture Series: Prof. Jed Esty

5:00pm Monday, April 28nd | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Superpower Paranoia and Alien Invasions from H.G. Wells to Steven Spielberg Published in 1898, The War of … Continue reading

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Meeting the Eighth: Landing a Plane: So Easy Your Computer Can Do It

8:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Robotics and automation has been a field of rapid development over the past decade. Join us and … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Prof. Ponzy Lu

4:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) What is an antisense molecular beacon? What’s the chemistry behind truffles and the physiology behind taste?  How … Continue reading

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A Tea on Tea

5:30PM Monday, Apr. 21st | Faculty Lounge, Fisher Bennett Hall Join the Philomathean Society and the Penn English Department for our Tea on Tea with Professor Chi-ming Yang. We will discuss the history, politics, and social impact of tea, all … Continue reading

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