Blake Harwood first developed a passion to learn languages in high school as a teenager in Highland Park, Ill. when she won a scholarship to study Arabic in Cairo for six weeks in a foreign exchange student program.
The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.
Beginning in her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, Dandi Zhu figured that being successful could only be helped by being around other women who wanted, as she did, to be leadersThat’s what drew her to Ware College House’s Women in Leadership residential program.
A clean sweep. The University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team played four Ivy weekends in February and freshman Michelle Nwokedi earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors after each one.
Bioethics Commission, Chaired by Penn’s Gutmann: Ebola Teaches Health Preparedness Requires Ethics PreparednessFebruary 26, 2015
Penn in the News
Penn’s expansion plans are highlighted.
Christopher Yoo of the Law School comments on the Federal Communication Commission testing its authority over states involving Internet service.
Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education discuss their report title, “On Their Own Terms: Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions.”
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about the net neutrality debate.
Kent Smetters of the Wharton School is quoted about the government’s position on retirement nest eggs.