President Amy Gutmann says, “Bringing the Shoah Foundation to Penn, for me and for the university, is an incredible step forward.”
President Amy Gutmann and Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts and Sciences comment on Penn offering online courses through Coursera.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will join Princeton University, the University of Michigan, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University in partnering with Coursera, an online education platform, to make Web-based courses available free and to improve teaching on campuses.
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Penn to Host Access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Video Archive of Holocaust Survivors, Witnesses
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania has become the first university in Pennsylvania with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s entire Visual History Archive that contains nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust in 32 languages and from 56 countries.
Penn to Host Access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute Archive; Nearly 52,000 Holocaust Testimonies on Video
WHAT: The launch of the University of Pennsylvania’s access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s entire Visual History Archive that contains nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust from 56 countries and in 32 languages.
Discussing the exclusion of women from the Augusta National Golf Club, President Amy Gutmann says, “This is something all Americans should be able to agree upon: the era of excluding women from prominent private clubs is over.”
PHILADELPHIA -- Author Toni Morrison has been honored for her contributions to literature and the arts and her commitment to advancing, supporting and promoting women.
PHILADELPHIA — Benjamin Garcia has been named the first Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective June 1. The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.