Penn’s partnership with the KIPP Foundation is featured.
PHILADELPHIA – A ceremony today will cement the partnership between the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania to increase college-completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. To support this partnership effort, Martha and Bruce Karsh have contributed resources to help KIPP alumni as they make their way toward Penn degrees.
PHILADELPHIA -- Chyke Doubeni has been named the second Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Doubeni, an expert on colorectal cancer and racial disparities in health care, is Presidential Term Associate Professor-Clinician Educator in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.
A grand opening ceremony for Shoemaker Green, the University of Pennsylvania’s newest landscape project. It honors emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker.
The 2.75-acre green space features a central lawn encircled by walkways, benches and an eating area. Its native plantings and rain garden are just some of its sustainability features.
It also is home to the University’s newly refurbished war memorial.
217 S. 33rd St., in front of the Palestra
PHILADELPHIA – Shoemaker Green, the newest landscape project on the University of Pennsylvania campus, was created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker.
The 2.75-acre green space features a central lawn surrounded by walkways along the perimeter and native plantings. It is located along 33rd Street in front of the Palestra and between the David Rittenhouse Labs and the Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field.