President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for an award that will fund graduating seniors’ civic-engagement plans.
For Betty Hsu an idea about how to strengthening one’s vocabulary became a rewarding lesson. While at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, she created ProfessorWord, an online application that helps to boost vocabulary development.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for creating “engagement prizes” for graduates with plans to change the world.
President Amy Gutmann is highlighted for her commitment to the massive open online course experiment.
Following the death in February of the University of Pennsylvania’s Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the School of Design, Matt Neff, found a way to pay tribute his former colleague in a special way.
John Swartley, head of the Penn Center for Innovation, discusses the Center’s launch.
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WHO: University of Pennsylvania Libraries and PhillyDH
WHAT: PhillyDH@Penn, a digital humanities, participant-led conference
WHEN: Friday, June 20, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Van Pelt Library
President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.
May graduate Tania Chairez never planned to become an activist, but soon after she arrived at the University of Pennsylvania as a freshman, she found a new calling. Chairez became an advocate for undocumented residents of the United States.