Mitch Fraas of University Libraries is featured for researching long-ago plans to use cats as carriers of firebombs during warfare.
President Amy Gutmann says, “The South Bank of the future will be a dynamic, mixed-use incubator of ideas.”
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Wendell Pritchett returning to the Law School as a Presidential Term Professor.
The 2014 commencement speaker, John Legend, is announced.
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price have formed a new Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare. The Task Force will examine the challenges confronting students that can affect their psychological health and wellbeing; review and assess the efficacy of Penn resources for helping students manage psychological problems, stress, or situational crises; and make recommendations related to programs, policies, and practices designed to improve the quality and safety of student life.
Wendell E. Pritchett, chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden and a former University of Pennsylvania Law School professor, will return to the Penn faculty as a Presidential Term Professor.