University Communications Staff

Christina Cook

Staff Writer

215-898-8881

chcook@upenn.edu

The start of the fall semester brings an abundance of opportunities for the public to hear from preeminent members of Penn’s faculty. Popular among these diverse lecture series are the Penn Lightbulb Café and the Penn Science Café, hosted jointly by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications.
Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman created an American tradition of radical poetry about 160 years ago, and this year, Penn’s Kelly Writers House (KWH) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) have created a radical way to teach it.
Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman created an American tradition of radical poetry about 160 years ago, and this year, Penn’s Kelly Writers House (KWH) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) have created a radical way to teach it.
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.