University Communications Staff

Maria Zankey

Staff Writer

215-898-1423

zankey@upenn.edu

Intellectual light bulbs are known to illuminate across academic disciplines at Penn, igniting new approaches to innovation and technology transfer while powering valuable real-world applications. On Friday, Oct. 31, Penn students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends are invited to honor the University’s culture of innovation at “Celebrating Innovation at Penn,” a University-wide gathering at the future home of the Pennovation Center from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the South Bank, 3401 Grays Ferry Ave.
Members of the Penn community will soon be able to quite literally enjoy the fruits of their labor. On Thursday, Oct. 23, Facilities & Real Estate Services (FRES) will bring together University students, staff, faculty, and friends to plant a campus orchard on the southernmost edge of Penn Park.
Members of the Penn community will soon be able to quite literally enjoy the fruits of their labor. On Thursday, Oct. 23, Facilities & Real Estate Services (FRES) will bring together University students, staff, faculty, and friends to plant a campus orchard on the southernmost edge of Penn Park.
Some might consider Elsa Amaral’s role as a physical therapist at Penn to be an accidental career. In 2001, while living in Hoboken, N.J., and working for Macy’s in Manhattan, she injured herself during a skiing trip and wound up in physical therapy.
REINVISIONING STEM: Penn is one of more than 30 colleges and universities tasked with rethinking the way science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses are taught in the classroom, especially at the introductory collegiate level, by replacing lectures with active student engagement in discovery and problem so
On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Division of Human Resources (HR) and Penn Athletics will once again join forces to host Penn Family Day, providing full- and part-time staff, faculty, and post-doctoral fellows with a day of free, fall fun.
As chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Perelman School of Medicine, Lynn Schuchter spends much of her time in the clinical setting working with melanoma patients. But on Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct.
Poetic voices will soon harmonize in hopes of inspiring a more unified and tranquil society at “Footprints of Peace,” a featured program celebrating International Peace Day.
On Wednesday, Sept. 17, Penn’s Office of Government and Community Affairs (OGCA) is offering a variety of ways for we the people of Penn to celebrate National Constitution Day, more than two centuries after the Founding Fathers first signed the document on Sept. 17, 1787.
From her light-filled office atop 113 S. 36th St., Wendy White jokes about the stresses of being a lawyer. It’s different day-to-day and week-to-week, she says, and a particularly difficult issue she’s working on in the morning often turns into a completely different obstacle by lunchtime.