The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.
University of Pennsylvania junior Roderick Cook believes that it’s important for those in positions of privilege and power to redistribute resources to help marginalized communities in Philadelphia and beyond.
Blake Harwood first developed a passion to learn languages in high school as a teenager in Highland Park, Ill. when she won a scholarship to study Arabic in Cairo for six weeks in a foreign exchange student program.
Waking up and seeing a two-ton elephant nearby sounds like it could be a scene from a movie, but that’s exactly what University of Pennsylvania student Hannah Watene experienced while studying abroad in Tanzania.
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Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the rise of pronouns such as “I” and “we.”
Anne Hall of the School of Arts & Sciences is referenced.
Janet Monge and William Hafford of the Penn Museum and undergraduate students Carly Sokach and Kamillia Scott share their comments on an excavated skeleton.
Harvey Friedman of the Perelman School of Medicine and wife Cindy Friedman are highlighted for traveling with the Botswana-Penn Partnership and buying art to bring back to Philadelphia.
Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed on domestic violence.