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Penn’s Social Justice Research Academy for High School Students: Life Lessons for Tackling Tough Topics
July 26, 2017
For three weeks in July, the University of Pennsylvania’s Social Justice Research Academy offered 65 high school students from around the world intensive lessons in understanding contemporary social issues.
Penn’s Netter Center Expands Global Impact and Outreach
July 25, 2017
A university-wide center at the University of Pennsylvania is playing a leading role in how higher-education institutions can guide democratic principles and serve as anchors of community-engagement around the world.
Penn Researcher Studies Immigrant-Native Relations in Philadelphia and Atlanta
July 24, 2017
Research by Michael Jones-Correa might aptly adopt the title of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
Penn Wharton China Center Reflects Upon Two Years of Progress and Growth
July 12, 2017
On launching the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, in March of 2015, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann said, “We are building on Penn's history of broad, deep engagement with China and creating a Center that provides an impressive infrastructure and significant resources to augment Penn's many collaborations and partnerships with great Chinese educational inst
Penn Doctoral Candidate Uncovers Critical Role of Cinema in the Work of Artist Marcel Duchamp
July 10, 2017
For seven years, Alexander Kauffman, a doctoral candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, has been researching the influential 20th-century French artist Marcel Duchamp, making new discoveries about the impact of cinema on his work.
Penn Nursing Undergrad Seeks Enlightenment, Better Health Through Service at Buddhist Retreat
July 6, 2017
This summer, Stephanie Tran Rojas, an undergraduate nursing student at the University of Pennsylvania, is exploring a new approach to healthy living at a tranquil Tibetan Buddhist retreat in California.
Paul Sniegowski Appointed Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
June 27, 2017
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, announces Sniegowski’s appointment:
PennDesign's Erick Guerra Seeks to Improve Transportation Safety, Efficiency and Access
June 26, 2017
by Erica Andersen Erick Guerra doesn’t own a car. Given his occupation, it’s clear that this personal choice reflects the principles of his professional life.
Penn Art History Professor Wins Anglo-Hellenic League Book Award
June 23, 2017
University of Pennsylvania Associate Professor Ivan Drpić has received the 2017 Runciman Book Award from the Anglo-Hellenic League in London.
Penn Professors and Projects Receive 2017 Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Fellowships and Grants
June 21, 2017
Three University of Pennsylvania professors were chosen as 2017 Pew Fellows, awarded two of the 12 fellowships funded by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in Philadelphia. In addition, three Penn projects were selected to receive Pew project and advancement grants.