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


Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala. Tarver, a 20-year-old junior majoring in environmental studies in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, is now in her third year playing center back for the Penn Women’s Soccer Club.
Cherae McWilliams believes in the human capacity for resilience.
Linda Aiken, a professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2014 Gustav O.
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Oct. 24, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
To help policymakers understand the terror and risks experienced by victims of domestic abuse, a University of Pennsylvania professor has analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners.
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Menvekeh Daramay has been playing soccer since age 5.
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.