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


Ira Harkavy, the associate vice president and founding director of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, was honored with the fifth annual Ernest L. Boyer Award on Jan.
For the first time last fall, the University of Pennsylvania invited Quakers from around the globe to participate in an alumni-exclusive version of a massive open online course.
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a community symposium in conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 a.m.
The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 20th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 20 community events, Jan. 19-30.
University of Pennsylvania senior Steve Scarfone and junior Jeffrey Ng are part of a local community-engagement project that mixes volunteering and increasing access to learning through Penn Science Across Ages.
Jasheel Brown came to the University of Pennsylvania with no experience in Tae Kwon Do, but, by the time he graduates, he will have earned a black belt.
An academically-based community service course at the University of Pennsylvania hosted an end-of-the-semester performance, “The Ground on Which We Stand,” Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Platt Performing Arts House, 3702 Spruce St.
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released a free online guide for donors who want to know that their year-end giving will make the bi
The University of Pennsylvania is known for its academic excellence.
Arrests for violence committed by disadvantaged urban adolescents decrease by as much as 43 percent when the young people have summer jobs, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania.