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Jeanne Leong

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Ludwig Bemelmans may be best known for his classic series of “Madeline” children’s books, but a new Penn Libraries exhibit shines a light on his multi-faceted career that includes fiction and non-fiction books for adults, as well as advertising and magazine illustrations.
Charles Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania English professor, is the recipient of the 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry, along with Guiseppe Conte of Italy.
The University of Pennsylvania will host Samuel R. Delany, Eileen Myles and Matthew Weiner as Kelly Writers House fellows during the spring 2016 semester. 
Kristen Kelly exudes confidence as she quickly strides across the University of Pennsylvania campus. Through her academic pursuits and the relationships she’s developed at Penn, the native Philadelphian is comfortable with her multi-racial identity and with her place in the world.
The quiet of the summer has ended and the Penn campus is alive with activity at the arrival of the Class of 2019. Members of the freshman class began moving into college houses on Aug. 20, pulling suitcases filled with clothing and carrying in necessities including lamps, bedding, and laptops. [flickr]72157657529401191[/flickr]
This spring, PennDesign and PennPraxis, the nonprofit outreach, practice, and professional arm of the school, offered grants for the inaugural Social Impact Projects. Five cross-disciplinary, student-led teams won grants of up to $8,000 to implement their plans.
                        MEDIA ADVISORY Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen
Miranda Lupion’s interest in Russian language, history and culture began at a young age and has deepened during her time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania. Her elementary school offered basic Russian language instruction teaching the alphabet and singing songs, and she began listening to stories in Russian in the fourth grade.
What began as preparations for a class service trip to China has turned into a possible career path for Nikhil Rajapuram, a May graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dealing with the difficulties of family illnesses and financial problems inspired Mary Sun to study medicine and business at the University of Pennsylvania.