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Widely distributed and numerous, birds of prey populate Penn’s campus

Wed, 2018-01-17 12:38
Widely distributed and numerous, birds of prey populate Penn’s campus

Red-tailed hawks and other birds of prey have become a common sight on campus, surprising some unfamiliar with these adaptable birds. Read more…

30 rare prints make French impressions at gallery show

Wed, 2018-01-10 13:49
30 rare prints make French impressions at gallery show

A new exhibit at the Arthur Ross Gallery will showcase 30 extraordinarily rare French master prints from the Arthur Ross Collection. Read more…

Three centers share Penn expertise at UN forum on urban issues

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:58
Three centers share Penn expertise at UN forum on urban issues

Representatives from the Penn Institute for Urban Research, Perry World House, and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy will attend the UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this February. Read more…

Q&A with H. Carton Rogers

Wed, 2017-12-20 17:27
Q&A with H. Carton Rogers

The vice provost and director of libraries talks about some changes he’s seen throughout his 40-plus years at Penn, how he ended up making libraries his career, and what he’ll miss when he retires at the end of June. Read more…

Staff Q&A with Lisa Warshaw

Wed, 2017-12-20 15:50
Staff Q&A with Lisa Warshaw

The Wharton Communication Program director discusses teaching students how to be better oral and written communicators, and preparing them for the communication challenges they will face as managers. Read more…

Penn program gives Philadelphia teachers a boost

Tue, 2017-12-19 13:44
Penn program gives Philadelphia teachers a boost

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia enrolls K-12 public school teachers in semester-long seminars led by university faculty. Since it was created 11 years ago, more than 30 Penn professors and around 330 K-12 teachers have participated in the program. Read more…

For the Record: The 7-time National Champion Penn Quakers Football Team

Tue, 2017-12-19 12:07
For the Record: The 7-time National Champion Penn Quakers Football Team

Between 1894 and 1924, the Penn football team won seven national championships. Read more…

Student Spotlight with Kassidi Jones

Tue, 2017-12-19 11:50
Student Spotlight with Kassidi Jones

The senior English and Africana studies major discusses her love of writing and the Excelano Project, Penn’s premier spoken word poetry group. Read more…

Goodbye, paper Penn Current

Tue, 2017-12-19 10:54
Goodbye, paper Penn Current

Beginning in 2018, the Penn Current will be an online-only publication. Read more…

’50s quiz show featured at Penn Museum

Wed, 2017-12-13 12:59
’50s quiz show featured at Penn Museum

A new exhibit at the Penn Museum allows visitors to view photos from and watch episodes of the popular “What in the World?” TV show from back in the day. Read more…

STEM startup ideas showcased at Pennovation Center

Wed, 2017-12-13 12:09
STEM startup ideas showcased at Pennovation Center

The sixth cohort to complete the Penn I-Corps program presented their ideas for startups at the Pennovation Center last week.  Read more…

Student groups’ noble efforts to help refugees

Wed, 2017-12-06 12:55
Student groups’ noble efforts to help refugees

Several student-run groups on Penn’s campus are working to help refugees, including through advocacy, education, fundraising, raising awareness, and delivering vital support and resources. Read more…

Discovery finds winemaking is centuries older than previously believed

Wed, 2017-11-29 12:13
Discovery finds winemaking is centuries older than previously believed

A Penn biomolecular archaeologist has found that the country of Georgia and not Iran may be the birthplace of winemaking, and winemaking is 600 to 1,000 years old than previously believed. Read more…

Staff Q&A with William Whitaker

Wed, 2017-11-15 10:33
Staff Q&A with William Whitaker

The Architectural Archives’ curator and collections manager talks about his daily duties, his unique house, his travels for work, and the biggest changes he’s seen during his 24 years at the Archives. Read more…

Student Spotlight with Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon

Wed, 2017-11-15 10:07
Student Spotlight with Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon

Second-year Perelman School of Medicine students Phil Williams, Naveen Jain, and Jun Jeon talk about SpectrumScores, a website they created that helps connect patients with LGBTQ+ friendly providers. Read more…

Survival of the trees on an urban campus

Wed, 2017-11-15 09:47
Survival of the trees on an urban campus

Penn’s Office of the University Architect has a unique partnership with the Morris Arboretum, sharing trees to see how they fare in different environments. Read more…

Q&A with Howard Stevenson

Tue, 2017-11-14 15:43
Q&A with Howard Stevenson

The Graduate School of Education professor discusses microaggressions, racial literacy, and increasing instances of racial harassment and abuse across the nation. Read more…

Skills initiative gives unemployed West Philadelphians job training

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:24
Skills initiative gives unemployed West Philadelphians job training

Operated by the University City District, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative connects unemployed West Philly residents looking for work with employers looking for talent, including Penn. Read more…

Pennovation Center welcomes new tenants, grows with activity

Wed, 2017-11-08 15:37
Pennovation Center welcomes new tenants, grows with activity

It’s been an exciting year for the Pennovation Center, which kicked off its grand opening in October 2016. Read more…

New PennSmiles bus expands dental care for Philly schoolchildren

Wed, 2017-11-08 12:26
New PennSmiles bus expands dental care for Philly schoolchildren

This fall, with a $650,000 gift from Delta Dental, PennSmiles has added a new, high-tech, 40-foot bus, and plans to increase the number of area youth it serves. Read more…

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