Media Advisories

Penn Science Café: ‘Watching the Hidden Evolution of Galaxies’
Monday, August 14, 2017
The talk is part of the Penn Science Café free public-lecture series presented by Penn Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science out of the lab for a night on the town.
Penn Science Café: ‘Remote Sensing: The Earth’s Increasingly Helpful Physician’
Friday, July 14, 2017
The talk is part of the Penn Science Café free public-lecture series presented by Penn Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science out of the lab for a night on the town.
Miss Pennsylvania to Perform at Penn Museum With Teen Members of Penn Summer Band Camp
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Miss Pennsylvania Katie Schreckengast will visit and play the alto saxophone with members of the Penn Band Summer Music Camp at a performance at the Penn Museum on Friday, July 14. 
Senator Cory Booker
U.S. Senator Cory Booker and Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn's 261st Commencement
Friday, May 5, 2017
Cory A. Booker, United States Senator from New Jersey, will speak at Penn's 261st Commencement on May 15.
Penn Science Café: ‘Artificial Intelligence: Past, Present and Future’
Friday, April 21, 2017
The talk is part of the Penn Science Café free public-lecture series presented by Penn Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science out of the lab for a night on the town.
Samantha Power
Samantha Power, Former U.N. Ambassador, to Keynote Penn’s Inaugural Perry World House Global Shifts Conference
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House will host the inaugural Global Shifts conference: “Urbanization, Migration and Demography—An Examination of Marginalization and Inequality,” April 20-21.
Penn Lightbulb Café: ‘How Chinese Architecture Became Modern, 1927-1977’
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The talk is part of the Penn Lightbulb Café free public-lecture series presented by Penn Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes arts, humanities and social-sciences scholarship out of the classroom for a night on the town.
Penn Science Café: ‘Big Data and Algorithms: Can They Be Fair and Accurate at the Same Time?’
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The talk is part of the Penn Science Café free public-lecture series presented by Penn Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science out of the lab for a night on the town.
Penn Hosts Screening Scholarship Media Festival: “On The Psyche and the Boundaries of the Political”
Monday, March 13, 2017
Media makers and scholars are often at the center of producing information that links the psyche to critical political issues. The media festival, presented by Camra, an interdisciplinary group of University of Pennsylvania researchers and educators from the School of Policy and Practice, Graduate School of Education and Annenberg School for Communication who are committed to participatory, experimental media making, will feature film screenings and panel discussions that focus on the theme.
Penn Lightbulb Café: ‘Higher Ed in the Age of Trump: What It Means for Students of Color’
Monday, March 6, 2017
As a leading expert on historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions, Professor Gasman will discuss the current U.S. administration, what’s happening in higher education today and what these changes mean for students of color.