University Communications Staff

Jeanne Leong

News Officer

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jleong@upenn.edu

In Owen Josephus Roberts’ long and distinguished legal career that spanned nearly 50 years, he was a prominent Philadelphia attorney, a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and dean of Penn Law School.
When Penn unveiled the world’s first general-purpose electronic computer—the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC)—in 1946, there was no mention of the women who worked on programming the computer.
Spring is the season of renewal, and the Morris Arboretum’s slate of spring classes may help someone spark an interest in a new hobby or express his or her creativity.
Waking up and seeing a two-ton elephant nearby sounds like it could be a scene from a movie, but that’s exactly what University of Pennsylvania student Hannah Watene experienced while studying abroad in Tanzania.
When members of the spoken word troupe The Excelano Project perform, their fans in the University of Pennsylvania community are spellbound by what they have to say. 
Opened in 1952, Dietrich Hall was Wharton’s first building constructed exclusively for the business school. Named after D. Wellington Dietrich, the uncle of Wharton alumni and donors H. Richard and Daniel W. Dietrich, it was one of the first campus buildings erected after World War II.
Opened in 1952, Dietrich Hall was Wharton’s first building constructed exclusively for the business school. Named after D. Wellington Dietrich, the uncle of Wharton alumni and donors H. Richard and Daniel W. Dietrich, it was one of the first campus buildings erected after World War II.
WHO:            Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, Russian conceptual artists and founding members of the art collective Pussy RiotWHAT:          “A Conversation With Pussy Riot” 
Artist Patrick Dougherty is returning to the Morris Arboretum this month to construct one of his unique stick sculptures. Based in Chapel Hill, N.C., Dougherty has built more than 250 sculptures in the past 30 years at gardens, universities, and museums around the world, including the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Wash., the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Ariz., and at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia.
Beginning in her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, Dandi Zhu figured that being successful could only be helped by being around other women who wanted, as she did, to be leaders.That’s what drew her to Ware College House’s Women in Leadership residential program.