Penn's 257th Commencement
Parents and supporters filling the stands cheered as sunlight caught the colorful hoods of black-robed graduates filing into Franklin Field at Penn's 257th Commencement on May 13.
Each spring, Doug Martenson stands eye-to-eye with Benjamin Franklin. He cleans the buckles on Franklin's shoes, the folds of his robes, and the buttons on his vest. Martenson then covers Franklin in protective wax.
Hey Day: A Uniquely Penn Tradition
Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2013 on April 24.
Engaging Alumni in Asia
On the heels of a successful, seven-year fundraising campaign, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann visited Hong Kong in May to host a Penn alumni event
The Philly Accent is Steadily Changing
A Penn linguistics study shows that traditional Southern inflections associated with Philadelphia native-born speakers are being affected by Northern influences.
A Sweet Partnership with Local Chefs
Some aspiring chefs in West Philadelphia jokingly refer to a partnership between Penn, its food service vendor Bon Appétit, and the Center for Culinary Enterprises as the "cookie contract."
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