ACE Honors President’s Commitment to DiversityThe American Council on Education (ACE) honored Penn President Amy Gutmann with the 2015 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.
University Launches Penn Wharton China Center
Penn and the Wharton School announced the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, China. The Center is an important expansion of Penn’s engagement with China, which began in 1896.
Penn President and Penn Libraries Host Lea SchoolRecently, students from the Lea School viewed rare items concerning the Emancipation Proclamation at the Libraries’ exhibit, “The Great Emancipator and the Great Central Fair,” which highlights the document and its role in the abolition of slavery.
Rutendo Chigora: Rhodes Scholar & ActivistFrom Harare, Zimbabwe, Rutendo Chigora is a senior double majoring in international relations and political science, and minoring in English. In December, she was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship.
Students Glean Insights at the Penn Museum
Penn students in a new course have learned about scientific analysis of skeletal remains via a most extraordinary specimen: a very ancient, very rare human skeleton from the site of Ur in modern day Iraq, newly rediscovered in the Museum’s storage.