A team from the University of Pennsylvania has been named the winner of the fall 2014 Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition hosted by the City of Philadelphia. The winning team, Elizabeth Farwell and Alounso Gilzene, are both students in Penn’s Graduate School of Education.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Arthur Ross Gallery presents “Bumming Cigarettes,” Monday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. The film screening is free and open to the public.
Katherina Rosqueta, an expert from Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy, can weigh in on charitable contributions for "Giving Tuesday," the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Sophomore Ray Clark, a political science major from Washington, D.C., helped to organize "College Day," which welcomed nearly 35 eighth-graders from Lea Elementary School to Penn's campus as honorary college students.
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Marybeth Gasman and doctoral students Andrés Castro Samayoa, Thai-Huy Nguyen, Felecia Commodore, William Boland of the Graduate School of Education write about the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Data Dashboard.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses President Obama’s response to Ferguson.
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “We have a lot of young, creditworthy families who are being kept out of the market.”
Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses developments in Ferguson, Mo., and race relations.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the president of Lincoln University resigning after remarks he made on sexual assault to a group of female students.