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


Nearly 35 pre-teens received their acceptance letters to the University of Pennsylvania -- at least for one day. On Friday, Nov. 21, eighth-graders from the Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia became honorary college students at Penn during College Day 2014.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, a Day With(out) Art, the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery will present “Bumming Cigarettes,” Monday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. 
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.
Annie Bennett was half way to graduation at a small liberal arts college when she made the decision to transfer to the University of Pennsylvania.
The University of Pennsylvania was ranked No.
Homelessness across the United States continues to decline, according to a new report to Congress co-authored by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice. The 2014 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report shows a decline in the number of homeless people in the U.S. across all groups, including women and children, veterans and the chronically homeless.
Among this year’s group of 25 students who gathered at the University of Pennsylvania to take the oath as midshipmen in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps battalion on Friday, Nov. 7., three are freshman from Penn’s Nursing School.
Linda Aiken, a professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2014 Gustav O.
Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala.
Cherae McWilliams believes in the human capacity for resilience. As a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the 22-year-old resident of Newtown, Pa., has taken that belief to the next level, opening new doors and turning it into a career in social work.