For students in a University of Pennsylvania freshman seminar on the evolution of Penn’s engagement in the study of the Middle East, research involved historic objects and materials close at hand. That's because Penn has a long historical connection to the region.
Arts & Humanities
This summer for the first time, the University of Pennsylvania launched an international student pre-orientation program in China for new students from China.
Dealing with the difficulties of family illnesses and financial problems inspired Mary Sun to study medicine and business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at
University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery
July 18 – November 8, 2015
Jason Morgan held a variety of jobs through his 30s, but it was a job lay-off during the economic downturn that led him to the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2009, Morgan lost his job as a wedding photographer but soon found a job as a clerk at a restaurant on the Penn campus.
Doing doctoral research in a ninth grade music classroom in Hamburg, Germany, set Emily Joy Rothchild on a path to work with students on a recently released CD and music video that tackles the tough topics of terrorism, Islamophobia and hate.
As the global population grows and more people move to cities and suburbs, they place greater stress on the operating system of our planet.