PHILADELPHIA — Georgia’s higher education policies are making it harder for black, Hispanic and poor Georgians to get a college education, according to a new report released by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Research on Higher Education.
Academic and Alumni Processions Canceled ONLY
Due to the weather, the academic and alumni processions have been canceled. The STUDENT procession across campus will continue as planned. The Commencement ceremony will begin as scheduled in Franklin Field at 10:15 a.m. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. for parents and guests.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Launches Development of Child-Survival Tool Kit for Donors
As a teenager growing up in the 1960s, Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, was influenced by the major cultural, political and social events of the era -- and the music of Jimmy Hendrix. Adkins’ recital, “The Principalities,” which opened April 26 at Galerie Zidoun in Luxembourg, features that era and the singer, songwriter and guitarist, who died in 1970 at age 27.
Some University of Pennsylvania students who are business majors are learning about ways businesses can work to help society.
Students in Penn’s Wharton School can take a secondary concentration in Social Impact and Responsibility, which is offered through Wharton’s Legal Ethics and Business Ethics Undergraduate Program.