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.
Edward Rock of the Law School, Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences are highlighted for their involvement with Penn’s Coursera classes.
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.
Francine Frankel, Devesh Kapur and Juliana Di Giustini of the School of Arts and Sciences are quoted in a feature about CASI.
Chief Investment Officer Kristin Gilbertson discusses the performance of the University’s endowment and strategy.
Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is profiled.
Shoemaker Green and Penn Park are featured for their additions to University City.
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