May 23, 2013
Imagine a world where each and every person has a safe, affordable, and adequate home in which to live, a world where the term “homelessness” is erased from the lexicon, and, like smallpox, eradicated from human history.
May 15, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania will be the site for a two-day “International Homelessness Research Conference: Advancing the Policy and Practice of Crisis Response Systems” on June 3-4. It is set for 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
May 6, 2013
Nearly 480 students from Penn’s Graduate School of Education will walk down the aisle May 13 at Penn’s 257th Commencement to receive a master’s degree in education.
May 1, 2013
A select group of local young authors is looking to unlock a mystery. Following in the footsteps of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who penned Sherlock Holmes, or Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express, a small group of up-and-coming mystery writers headed to the Penn Museum in April to research a historic whodunit: “The Mystery of the 26 Helmets.”
April 22, 2013
As a part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Arthur Ross Gallery is presenting a talk by Ford W.
April 15, 2013
WHAT: “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward,” a gun violence prevention event, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice. Includes a screening of “
April 11, 2013
The School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and the African-American Resource Center kicked off their ongoing “Let’s Talk About Race” discussion in January with a frank conversati
April 9, 2013
“Well-rounded” just doesn’t seem to cover it. Nor does “always busy.” Andrew Dierkes, 19, is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, but, he’s no ordinary undergraduate.
April 8, 2013
A group of Wharton students and faculty recently helped Philadelphia receive a million dollars. As one of five winners in the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, the Wharton Social Impact Initiative helped to design the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership, a proposal that will stimulate creative ideas to improve city life and address some of its biggest issues like poverty, housing and education.
April 4, 2013
Last week, the United States marked the 100-day remembrance of the Dec. 14, 2012, mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a tragedy that took the lives of 26 people, including 20 first-grade children.