Miranda Lupion’s interest in Russian language, history and culture began at a young age and has deepened during her time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania. Her elementary school offered basic Russian language instruction teaching the alphabet and singing songs, and she began listening to stories in Russian in the fourth grade.
Daniel Wagner from Penn's Graduate School of Education has crisscrossed the globe, exchanging ideas on educational development and sustainability.
What began as preparations for a class service trip to China has turned into a possible career path for Nikhil Rajapuram, a May graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Fiona Moreno is not from France. But the French-speaking, Ph.D. student from Switzerland, says she was and still is startled by how confidently people deem her to be French, solely based on hearing her accent. The realization that many people aren’t aware of the diversity of the Francophone world prompted her to found the Francophone Community Partnership.
PennDesign Team announced as the 1st Prize Winner for Vertical Cities International Design CompetitionAugust 03, 2015
Penn in the News
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center writes about what it would be like if guns were treated like motor vehicles.
Paul Saint-Amour of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed related to his new book, Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form.
Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on marketing strategies to help Cheney University recruit students.
Rebecca Wells and Michael Pack of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for leading a study about biliary atresia in zebrafish and mammals.
Research from Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School about the effects of peer pressure on retirement savings decisions is featured.
Yvonne Romero DaSilva of Admissions talks about Penn’s shift in its application requirements.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center is mentioned for organizing a bipartisan group that critiques the Presidential Debate Commission.