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Penn Student Mentors High School Entrepreneurs in West Philadelphia
February 1, 2017
Three years ago, when, as a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, Winfred Rembert III promised himself that he’d make time to volunteer, he had no idea that promise would lead to him to marketing breakfast bars.
Penn Sociologist Tackles Electronic Health Records, Cybersecurity and Passwords
December 20, 2016
Penn sociologist Ross Koppel uses his statistical analysis and ethnography background to study electronic health records, cybersecurity and passwords in health care.
Penn Senior Theodore Caputi Named George J. Mitchell Scholar
November 21, 2016
University of Pennsylvania senior Theodore Caputi has been selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland.
Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Releases 2016 Year-End Giving Guide
November 8, 2016
The holiday season is a time when many people pause to give thanks and to give to charity. The University of Pennsylvania Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released an online guide filled with “handpicked opportunities” for donors to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. The 32-page “2016 High Impact  Giving Guide” is available at http://www.impact.upenn.edu/.
Witnessing Geology’s Impact Firsthand With Penn in the Alps
September 15, 2016
Just as summer was winding down, around the time when many students were wrapping up internships and checking packing lists for a return to campus, 13 University of Pennsylvania undergraduates flew across an ocean and began acclimating to the thin air of the Swiss and Italian Alps.
Penn’s Perry World House Announces Inaugural Undergraduate Fellows
September 9, 2016
Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania has named 25 undergraduates as the inaugural cohort of World House Student Fellows.  The group of sophomores, juniors and seniors will participate each week in seminars, research projects, leadership opportunities and activities focused on pressing global issues. 
Diplomacy and Policy Council Offers Fellowships for Students at Penn
August 12, 2016
Undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are becoming diplomats-in-training who develop innovative policy through a non-partisan organization, the Penn Diplomacy and Policy Council. 
Andrea Ning Finds Inspiration Through Summer Classes and Penn Jobs
July 22, 2016
Spending the summer taking classes and working in the University of Pennsylvania admissions office and as a research assistant is giving rising sophomore Andrea Ning an opportunity to stretch her mind and expand her interests.
Three Veterans at the University of Pennsylvania Named 2016 Tillman Scholars
July 8, 2016
Three military veterans who are enrolled as graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania, John Schippert, Jonathan Wood and Matthew Miclette, have been appointed as 2016 Tillman Scholars through the Pat Tillman Foundation.