Adebisi (Debi) Ogunrinde, a University of Pennsylvania senior from Halifax, Nova Scotia, has won a Rhodes Scholarship. She is one of 11 recipients from Canada. Ogunrinde will pursue a masters in social anthropology and a masters in public policy at the University of Oxford.
The Organization of World Heritage Cities has voted to name Philadelphia as a World Heritage City.
From Amy Gutmann, President
We mourn the terrible tragedy that has unfolded in Paris. It is an unspeakable horror that terrorism has visited on this great city. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for co-authoring The Spirit of Compromise.
Exclusive: Penn President Envisions New Undergraduate Prize Like ‘Rhodes Scholarship for Social Impact’
President Amy Gutmann says the President’s Innovation Prize can be seen as a “way of making clear how Penn and Philadelphia can be a workshop of ideas for the world.”