University Communications Staff

Christina Cook

Staff Writer

215-898-8881

chcook@upenn.edu

Penn’s Office of Admissions is hosting a free College Search Seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 20, for members of the University community with children entering 11th and 12th grade. The program, which runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Penn School of Nursing, is geared toward students who are actively preparing college applications.
Penn’s Office of Admissions is hosting a free College Search Seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 20, for members of the University community with children entering 11th and 12th grade. The program, which runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Penn School of Nursing, is geared toward students who are actively preparing college applications.
Last week, four students from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and three from the Integrated Product Design Program (IPD) returned from Ghana prepared to design a point-of-care device that will address the growing problem of Type 2 diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Amy Sadao, the Daniel W. Dietrich II Director of Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), received ArtTable’s 2014 New Leadership Award at the organization’s recent benefit in New York City.
Amy Sadao, the Daniel W. Dietrich II Director of Penn’s Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), received ArtTable’s 2014 New Leadership Award at the organization’s recent benefit in New York City.
The day after Commencement marks a winding-down period for much of campus, and this year it will also be the day Penn breaks ground on the Kelly Writers House (KWH) expansion. The new Kelly Family Annex will include the Student Projects Space and the Zises Family Seminar Room, and will transform the building’s side garden into an ideal outdoor reading and performance venue.
Planted firmly between the Quad’s Gothic revival dormitories and the lush oasis of the BioPond is the Richards Medical Research Laboratory, or Richards Labs, a structure credited with changing the course of modern architecture.
The exhibit currently on view at Penn’s Kroiz Gallery of the Architectural Archives, “Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn,” is the first to showcase the houses designed by the world-renowned architect.
Situated in the northwest part of the city, Penn’s Morris Arboretum has been a gracious public garden and rich resource for amateur and professional botanists since 1933. In addition to playing a critical role as the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Arboretum offers more than 100 classes, tours, talks, and lectures throughout the year.
Women Of Color At Penn (WOCAP) recently announced the honorees for this year's Women of Color Awards, given annually to individuals from Penn, Penn-affiliated hospitals, and the wider Delaware Valley who have positively impacted their communities and enhanced the quality of life for other women of color. The award recipients will be recognized at a luncheon held in their honor during the 27th Annual WOCAP Conference on Friday, March 21, at the University City Sheraton.