University Communications Staff

Jill DiSanto

News Officer

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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.
Tyrell McCurbin is a man with determination.
Sixteen incoming graduate students and one alumna of the University of Pennsylvania spent the day making a house a home in West Philadelphia.
Alyssa Johncola is an unstoppable force at the University of Pennsylvania. She’s the president, right winger and former substitute goalie of the women’s ice hockey team, a club made up of both graduate and undergraduate students at Penn.
Jason Parad is changing lives, and he’s doing it with condoms.
On July 31, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania hosted the Inner City Capital Connections program, designed to strengthen the capabilities of CEOs of growing inner city businesses in the mid-Atlantic region to raise capital.&
Since mid-July, a group of 100 students, part of the incoming undergraduate class of 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania, have been getting an academic jumpstart.
One of a series of articles about families living in the University of Pennsylvania’s College House system.
Back in 1992, when movie buff and native Philadelphian Chris Donovan earned his English degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he had little idea of how fortuitous the line “I’ll be back” from The Terminator would become.
Seven faculty members from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania are advancing higher education and fostering open, equitable societies around the globe through the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy, or AHEAD.