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  • People Supporting Penn: Wendy Helene Schwartz and Neil Mark Radisch

    For decades, Penn Law students relied on Herbert F. Schwartz, Esq., G’64, L’64, for a thorough introduction to intellectual property law. A renowned litigator with many landmark cases under his belt, Herb ushered generations of Penn Law students through the nuances of patents, copyrights,...
  • People Supporting Penn: The Sokoloff Family

    For alumni, staying in touch with the University happens in a variety of ways. Some faithfully attend Alumni Weekend. Others are avid readers of the Gazette. Adam, W’84, and Susan Sokoloff, C’84, take their engagement a few steps further. Their philanthropy supports University priorities like...
  • SEAS Students in the Forman Active Learning Classroom

    People Supporting Penn: Richard D. Forman, EE'87, W'87

    Penn Engineering has long been at the forefront of innovative education. In response to the recognized need for a more collaborative teaching environment, Richard D. Forman, EE’87, W’87, has created the Richard D. Forman Active Learning Classroom (ALC) to help ensure that the School can continue to...
  • People Supporting Penn: Susan and Moses Feldman

    Moe and Susan Feldman’s association with the Morris Arboretum began rather unremarkably: They were simply looking to buy trees for their home garden. “I was first introduced to the Arboretum through their plant sale in 1985 when we moved to Buckingham and were looking for plants for our new...
  • Students at Penn's Graduate School of Education

    People Supporting Penn: Deborah L. Ancona, Ph.D., C’76, GED’77

    Since 1914, Penn’s Graduate School of Education has been fulfilling its mission of promoting excellence in education. Deborah L. Ancona, Ph.D., C’76, GED’77, is looking to carry on that proud tradition by establishing the AG Scholarship at the School. A management professor, author, and expert...
  • People Supporting Penn: Candice Wang Willoughby, C’97

    Candice Wang Willoughby, C’97, began to give back to Penn early by creating a Young Alumni Scholarship eight years after graduation. She and her husband Robert haven’t stopped since, focusing largely on financial aid and Penn Libraries, particularly in the area of Chinese Studies. The couple...
  • Track & Field Athletes at Franklin Field

    People Supporting Penn: Jason Belinkie, W'04

    Every year, Franklin Field hosts athletes from across the globe at the historic Penn Relays. However, all too often, this is the only opportunity Penn’s track stars have to put their talents on display for the rest of the world. “There are often prestigious track meets that Penn athletes qualify...
  • BEN Talks … About Brains.

    Ask Steven Fluharty, Dean of Penn Arts and Sciences, 10 questions about any topic at all—show biz, current events, the 2016 presidential election—and it’s likely that at least nine of his answers will reference our need to map the mind. Such is his conviction, and, no surprise, such was the theme...
  • Dental students practice at the School of Dental Medicine

    People Supporting Penn: Drs. Gershon and Robert Stern

    Gershon (Sonny) Stern, C’52, D’54, graduated from the Dental School in 1954. His son, Robert, D’87, received his Penn Dental degree in 1987 and soon after married a Penn alumna. Just last year, the Sterns celebrated another momentous occasion when Robert’s son Sam, ENG’14, became their family’s...
  • PennDesign

    People Supporting Penn: Matthew H. Nord, W’01

    An eminent university is defined by the faculty who encourage and instruct the next generation. Matthew H. Nord’s, W’01, gift to support a Presidential Professorship at PennDesign will help ensure that the School is equipped with the visionaries to lead it into the future. A Wharton 2001...

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