In 1950, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology sent scholars to a site in central Turkey, about 50 miles southwest of Ankara. There they began an effort to uncover — literally and figuratively — details about the societies and cultures of the people who lived there hundreds to thousands of years before.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 18th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 25 community events Jan. 15-Feb. 1.
As one of 13 U.S. colleges to receive a grant from the Once Upon A Time foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas, Penn students enrolled in a philanthropy class divided up $100,000 among local non-profit organizations. The class is designed to teach students the complexities of philanthropic giving in an urban community.
Donors Can Make a Bigger Difference With Holiday-Giving Tips From Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy
PHILADELPHIA — The holiday season sparks the spirit of giving and to help donors who are looking to make a difference for others through charitable contributions, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released a free, online toolkit outlining the most effective opportunities.
What’s needed to ensure a solid future for the American worker?
According to one University of Pennsylvania researcher, it’s a matter of education and training. While not everyone is destined to attend college, it’s up to policymakers, employers and educators to team up to make sure that today’s students are prepared to meet the needs of tomorrow’s employers.
PHILADELPHIA — Toilets may not make for a glamorous subject, but they’re critical to global health. On Monday, Nov. 19, students from the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, will be drawing attention to their importance by recognizing World Toilet Day.