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Dolores Albarracín appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Dolores Albarracín has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s twenty-eighth Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, beginning July 1.

‘Game pieces in the culture wars’

More than 250 bills aimed at reducing the rights of LGBTQ+ people are currently working their way through state legislatures in the United States,...

In the backyard at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Abdallah Tabet, a lecturer of landscape architecture in the Weitzman School of Design, presents a pandemic-inspired exhibit at the 2021 Philadelphia Flower...

For early amphibians, a new lifestyle meant a new spine

Moving from water to land and back again corresponded with distinct changes in animals’ spinal morphology, according to a new study led...

Climate change-resistant corals could provide lifeline to battered reefs

Corals that withstood a severe bleaching event and were transplanted to a different reef maintained their resilient qualities, according to a new...

‘Brilliant and inspiring’

During this year’s virtual Ivy Day celebration, students were recognized for not only their leadership, service, and scholarship, but also their resilience...

20 Penn students and recent graduates awarded Fulbright grants

Twenty University of Pennsylvania students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants for the 2021-22 academic year, including 12 graduating seniors, six graduate students, and two recent graduates....

Commencement 2021: By the numbers

On Monday, May 17, the University of Pennsylvania honors the Class of 2021 with a hybrid 265th Commencement celebration. This includes a limited in-person...

From Penn Nursing undergrad to Nurse Anesthesia doctorate

After graduation, Kendall Smith will work as a certified registered nurse anesthetist in North Carolina. Long term, he hopes to build a...

India’s COVID crisis

Political scientist Tariq Thachil and economist and public health expert Harsha Thirumurthy take a look at India’s public health and politics.

After the pandemic, how will society remember more than 3 million lives lost to COVID-19?

This spring, the Remembering Epidemics course delved into both the history of disease outbreaks in Philadelphia and the nature of public commemoration...

Hope and help for wrongfully incarcerated Pennsylvanians

With Project HOPE, President’s Engagement Prize winners Carson Eckhard, Natalia Rommen, and Sarah Simon will address the lack of support to wrongfully...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.