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At Penn, Sophomore Anea Moore Finds Purpose and Community Amid Loss
May 2, 2017
Halfway through Anea Moore’s first semester as a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, she lost her mother to a heart attack, just months after losing her father to lung disease. Through that grief, she has found a way to heal by reaching out to help others.
Penn Student Theater Sparkles at Platt Student Performing Arts House
April 28, 2017
Under the umbrella of the Theater Arts Council, TACe, students at the University of Pennsylvania, have the opportunity to bask in the limelight, both behind and in front of the curtain. TACe is a sub-committee of the Performing Arts Council, housed at the Platt Student Performing Arts House.
Penn Professor Nancy Hirschmann Looks at Intersection of Disability and Feminism Through a Unique Lens
April 27, 2017
University of Pennsylvania professor Nancy Hirschmann studies how disability and feminism intersect from a unique perspective, that of a political theorist. She directs the Program on Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and Penn’s Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality & Women.
Penn Professor Diana Mutz Awarded 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship
April 26, 2017
Diana Mutz, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, has been selected to receive a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Wendell Pritchett Named Provost of the University of Pennsylvania
April 26, 2017
Wendell Pritchett has been named the 30th provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann. He is currently Presidential Professor of Law and Education in Penn’s Law School and was interim dean of Penn Law in 2014-15.
Penn Science Diplomacy Group Fosters Collaborations That Cross Borders
April 26, 2017
A 1975 photograph captured the historic handshake between American astronaut Thomas Stafford and Soviet cosmonaut Alexey Leonov after their spacecrafts joined together in orbit. This friendly gesture, shared at a time of Cold War tension, is a prime example of the power of science diplomacy, says Enrique Lin Shiao, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania.
President Amy Gutmann Salutes Naval ROTC at Penn During Pass-in-Review Ceremony
April 24, 2017
Photo: Denise Henhoeffer, University Communications
Penn Senior William Fry Aims to Revolutionize the Software Industry
April 24, 2017
While University of Pennsylvania student William Fry was studying abroad in Germany, he came across a common problem in software development. He had been freelancing in programming to earn extra money but found that a lot of the jobs he was doing were very redundant: developers have to rewrite the same code over and over again, and it still costs the client the same amount of money.
Penn Graduate School of Education Student Wins Boren Fellowship to Study in West Africa
April 21, 2017
Anna Drabek, a first-year master’s student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has won a David L. Boren Fellowship, awarded annually to graduate students to fund study overseas. The year-long fellowship, which provides funding of as much as $24,000, supports students with specializations in country- or region-specific study, language proficiency and research that is considered critical to the national security of the United States.
Two From Penn Awarded Soros Fellowships
April 20, 2017
Ivan Kuznetsov, an M.D./Ph.D.