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Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

For Penn Graduate Student Cherae McWilliams, a Field Placement Opens New Doors

October 22, 2014

School of Social Policy & Practice student Cherae McWilliams believes in the human capacity for resilience and she's turning that belief into a career in social work.

Penn Launches Climate Action Plan 2.0

October 21, 2014

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond.

Penn's Awad Earns Second Heps Runner of the Week Award

October 21, 2014 |

For the second time this year, University of Pennsylvania cross country junior captain Thomas Awad has been named’s Male Athlete of the Week. 

Penn in the News

The National War Memorial: ‘If someone were to make a statement of disrespect to the armed forces, you couldn’t pick a better spot’

Postdoctoral fellow Piotr Szpunar of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the shooting at the national war memorial in Ottawa.

October 22, 2014 | National Post
3 Ways to Fast-track Your Savings

Richard Marston of the Wharton School comments on saving for retirement.

October 22, 2014 |
How Companies Prepare for the Worst

Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that companies should have multiple successors on standby at all times.

October 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal
What to Know About This Year’s Flu Vaccine Options

Amy Behrman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Vaccination is probably the best weapon against influenza and reduces the risk of people transmitting a debilitating disease.”

October 9, 2014 | EveryDay Health
Cautious Colleges Prepare for the Possibility of Ebola

Penn’s Ebola plan is discussed, and President Amy Gutmann is quoted.

October 22, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer