November 19, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released its annual free, online 2015 High Impact Year-end Giving Guide outlining some of the most effective giving opportunities.
November 19, 2015
Nathan Mossell, a pioneer in medicine and the first African American to earn a medical degree from Penn, is one of many accomplished family members who graduated from the University.
November 17, 2015
The Organization of World Heritage Cities has voted to name Philadelphia as a World Heritage City.
November 12, 2015
The Arthur Ross Gallery’s (ARG) upcoming exhibit, “Abbas: Children of Abraham,” provides a window into the culture and religious practices of the monotheistic religions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam.
November 5, 2015
For Peter Decherney, a professor in the Cinema Studies Program in the School of Arts & Sciences, the use of movie clips is essential in his teaching. Due to his recent efforts, copyrighted digital video can be used by faculty across the United States in massive open online courses (MOOCs).
November 4, 2015
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania and the Ubuntu Education Fund have developed a podcast series featuring interviews with eight influential philanthropists and leaders in the social sector.
October 22, 2015
Throughout most of Philadelphia, Locust Street is open to vehicle traffic, but on Penn’s campus, the path is a landscaped walkway that is open to pedestrians and after-hour bikes.
October 8, 2015
A report by Penn’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) shows that despite scant resources, tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) have grown to 37 institutions in the United States since opening in the late 1960s.
October 1, 2015
“Home away from home” is how some University of Pennsylvania students describe the Pan-Asian American Community House, the cultural center for students interested in Asian-American culture and the Asian-American diaspora. PAACH is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year.
September 24, 2015
Anyone who has struggled with substance abuse, or has a relative, child, or friend who is struggling or has struggled with substance abuse, knows all too well how devastating addiction can be, including damaged relationships, diminished health, and even homelessness.
A new guide by Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) outlines ways that private philanthropy can help people suffering from addiction gain access to the life-saving care they need.