Citizen of the Year Awards: Dr. David C. Fajgenbaum

The Penn Medicine physician turned his five near-death experiences into a mission to save the lives of people suffering from humanity’s 12,000 known diseases. Is it any wonder, then, that Fajgenbaum is our Citizen of the Year?

By Jessica Blatt Press

Honoring Penn’s Once-Overlooked Nobel Prize Winner

Katalin Karikó and her research partner did the science that led to the Covid-19 vaccine. A ​​longtime university president suggests lessons we should take from her story

By Elaine Maimon

City Council Election 2023: Nina Ahmad Thinks Philly Needs Compassion and Science

Ahmad is the only City Council At-Large candidate who would bring two disparate experiences to the role: as a war survivor and a scientist

By Jessica Blatt Press

Michael Eric Dyson’s Black History Month All Stars

All-Star #14: Harold Delaney

By Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson’s Black History Month All Stars: Edward Alexander Bouchet

All-Star #3: Edward Alexander Bouchet

By Michael Eric Dyson

Guest Commentary: Without Collaboration, Innovation Will Stall

The CEO of a Delaware-based startup hub calls for Philly and its surrounding cities and states to work together to help companies — and the region — thrive

By William D. Provine

Listen: Ali Velshi Celebrates Nuclear Fusion with Kim Budil

MSNBC host and Citizen Board Member Ali Velshi explains a recent advance in nuclear fusion that brings us a step closer to clean energy

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Girls Who Code

MSBNC's Ali Velshi speaks with Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani about her books' unlikely ban in Central York, Pennsylvania

By Ali Velshi