Doing Good and Learning Leadership Skills at Penn

When University of Pennsylvania student Amy Phillips learned about the Girl Scouts at Penn program, she immediately joined.Having been a Scout from kindergarten through high school, Phillips was thrilled to be able to continue her involvement at Penn.

Penn Senior Studies the Past to Understand the Future

A double major in science, technology and society and philosophy, Paul Marett’s interest in the historical figures, who both predicted and influenced their futures, has led him down a unique path. For his senior thesis, he’s researching a collection of largely forgotten books published in Britain between World War I and II.

Two Penn Professors Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Professors James Eberwine, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Shu Yang, of Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, have been

‘Writing Out Loud’ at Penn Explores History Through Conversations

"The Ground on Which We Stand," a performance of original undergraduate student monologues based on the personal histories of West Philadelphia residents, took place Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Platt Performing Arts House, 3702 Spruce St.

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Penn in the news

Video: Penn Museum Unveils New Program for Teaching 7th Graders Interactively December 12, 2014 | CBS News (Philadelphia)

The Museum is featured for a new partnership with Philadelphia schools.

Penn Center for Nursing Is Building a Healthy West Philadelphia November 26, 2014 | University City Review

Community work in West Philadelphia by the faculty and staff of the LIFE program of the School of Nursing is featured.

Keeping Students Safe on Penn’s Campus December 1, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety and Penn are featured for commitment to safety on the University’s campus.

Penn Celebrates Innovation and Pennovation Ground Breaking November 17, 2014 | American Entrepreneurship Today

President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.

A Few Lessons From Boston November 17, 2014 | Philly.com

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli co-authors an op-ed about the similarities between Philadelphia and Boston.

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