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Attracting International Students, Penn Welcomes the World
September 7, 2017
Today, more than 5,000 international students call the University of Pennsylvania’s campus their academic home. This year, the number of undergraduate international student applications increased by 10 percent and on Aug. 28 Penn welcomed a freshman class with students from 72 countries.
Houstonian, Penn Undergraduate Nursing Student Writes About Hurricane Harvey
September 6, 2017
School of Nursing sophomore Anita Söne Itaman is from Houston. Her family still lives there. Here, she writes of their experience following Hurricane Harvey.  
University of Pennsylvania Names Calvin Bland Fellows
September 5, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Futures Project (PFP) has named three Calvin Bland Faculty Fellows to collaborate on research for boys and young men of color.
Hurricane Season and Relief Efforts: Expert Comment From the University of Pennsylvania
August 31, 2017
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an on-campus ISDN line.
A Conversation with Peter Dougherty, 2017-18 Fox Family Pavilion Scholar and Distinguished Senior Fellow
August 31, 2017
Peter Dougherty, the Fox Family Pavilion Scholar and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program talks about his fellowship, his return to Philadelphia after 12 years directing Princeton University Press, and the future of scholarly books in the world of publishing.
Penn Doctoral Student Conducts Anthropological Study of Science
August 30, 2017
Growing up in Indianapolis, Lizzie Oakley’s family didn’t take beach vacations. Instead, they traveled to historic sites and explored state parks and antique shops around Indiana. This, says the Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania, inspired her to pursue a career related to history.
Penn Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Driven by Desire to ‘Make Someone Whole Again’
August 29, 2017
When he’s not busy in the clinic, Shanti, who joined Penn’s School of Dental Medicine as an assistant professor last year, is devoting energy in the lab to better understand what drives oral cancers and to design new structures that will more effectively replace the tissues his patients lose during surgery, whether due to cancerous or benign tumors, trauma or inflammatory conditions.
Oldenburg’s ‘Split Button’ Sculpture at Penn Refurbished
August 28, 2017
A legendary University of Pennsylvania landmark has undergone a makeover.
Rocking the Vote at Penn
August 24, 2017
During New Student Orientation at the University of Pennsylvania, the Office of Government and Community Affairs, in conjunction with Philadelphia City Commissioners Office, offered a hands-on, interactive experience as part of their voter registration and education activities, Aug. 22-23. OGCA set up a real voting booth in Houston Hall, allowing students an opportunity to step into the action.
Wolf Humanities Center 2017-18 Forum Examines “Afterlives”
August 24, 2017
The Wolf Humanities Center, which now has a permanent endowment from University of Pennsylvania alumnus Dick Wolf, multiple Emmy-winning creator of the “Law & Order” and “Chicago” branded series, is building upon the tradition of the Penn Humanities Forum through a wide-ranging 2017-18 season.