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.
The history of the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum has been chronicled in written stories over the years, but now an audio history series offers an insider’s view from people with strong ties to the organization from the early days to the present.
Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them the next generation of scientific leaders.
Samantha Power, the United States permanent representative to the United Nations, a member of President Obama’s cabinet and a Pulitzer-prize winning author, will deliver the address at the 2015 University of Pennsylvania Commencement on Monday, May 18, Vice President and University Secreta
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President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Pennovation Center design.
Mark Mills of Purchasing Services, Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services and Caroline Watts of the Graduate School of Education are highlighted for arranging a donation of supplies from Office Depot to the Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s new expansion projects.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design and Penn’s Institute for Urban Research is quoted about gentrification in Philadelphia.
Jerome Allen, head coach of men’s basketball and an alum, is profiled.