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A New Take on the Discussion of Domestic Violence
November 28, 2017
On a recent afternoon at the University of Pennsylvania, Robb Carter explored domestic violence using an unusual approach. At the monthly Women of Color at Penn Noontime Networking Lunch Series, more than 30 people listened as Carter discussed “Domestic Abuse: A Look From the Abusive Male Perspective” as he tried to answer one question that always emerges: Why?
Penn Team Takes First Place at International Real Estate Competition
November 21, 2017
Six undergraduate students from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania took home the first place title and top prize of $10,000 from the Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition, Nov. 13-14, in New York City.
Two Penn Seniors Named Rhodes Scholars
November 19, 2017
Two University of Pennsylvania seniors have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Christopher D’Urso, of Colts Neck, N.J., has been awarded an American Rhodes and Adnan Zikri Jaafar, of Malaysia, has been awarded a Malaysian Rhodes.
Penn Sophomore Is Finding a Voice Within the FGLI Community
November 10, 2017
As a freshman identifying as a first-generation, low-income student, Sebastián González searched for a space at the University of Pennsylvania where he felt at home. After seeing a Facebook post advertising the Penn First Summit, a town hall for FGLI students on campus last year, his world changed.
For Penn Undergrads, New Digital-Humanities Minor Offers Unique Perspectives on Conventional Ideas
November 10, 2017
A new Digital Humanities minor spearheaded by Stewart Varner and colleagues at the Price Lab offers courses from departments across the university, including “The Digital Lives of Books” taught by Whitney Trettien of the School of Arts and Sciences. 
Practical Lessons for Penn Students: Talking Water in the Nation’s Capital
November 9, 2017
For some students, it was their first time in Washington. (Photo courtesy of Jon Freedman)
Penn Student Anea Moore Learns About Healing in Rwanda
November 8, 2017
Through Penn Hillel’s Moral Voices Fellowship, Anea Moore, a junior who lost both of her parents during her freshman year, volunteered at the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, a 144-acre rural residential community designed to help heal youth who lost their families in the 1994 genocide.
Prof. Stephanos Bibas confirmed by Senate, will join U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
November 2, 2017
Today, the United States Senate confirmed Stephanos Bibas, Professor of Law and Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Director of Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic, for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Bibas was nominated for the seat by President Trump in June.
Penn’s Perry World House Awarded $498,000 for Work Focused on Global Policy Challenges
October 16, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House has been awarded a two-year $498,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for research and programming to impact critical emerging global policy issues.  Through this grant, Perry World House, Penn’s recently-launched global research and policy center, will work to bridge the gap between academia and the policy world around the most pressing issues in global affairs. 
The Penn Community Responds to Recent Natural Disasters
October 4, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania is lending a helping hand after a series of disasters leveled areas across the Western Hemisphere.