University Communications Staff

Jill DiSanto

News Officer

Arthur Ross Gallery, Education, Navy ROTC, Neighborhood Initiatives, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Public Safety, Social Policy and Practice

215-898-4820

jdisanto@upenn.edu

Robin Williams’ performance in “Dead Poets Society” inspired Carl McLaughlin to become a teacher. Now a student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, the 27-year-old from Northeast Philadelphia is on his way to inspiring the next generation.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability. Expert:Debra Schilling Wolfe
An interdisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania points to a successful local engagement program that Penn has employed during two decades as a model for developing cities and communities that thrive both in the United States and internationally.
For Taja Towne, leaving the familiar comfort of home is part of a bigger plan.
Ashley Blake’s family has gone through a lot.
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Midshipman Mary Brass is just as strong as her name sounds.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.
In the “Future of Social Change” tour, John L. Jackson Jr., new dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will visit 10 cities across the United States, beginning with a launch event Friday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk.
Betsy Rymes is a great neighbor. An associate professor of educational linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, she’s also a residential faculty fellow in Riepe College House.