Many people decide to go back to school later in life to pursue an entirely different career. At the University of Pennsylvania, one non-traditional student’s experiences revolutionized his way of thinking about humanity, and he says the switch from chasing bad guys in Afghanistan to healing sick patients isn’t really so different, after all.
Philadelphia & Community
Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the effectiveness of the protest in relation to the tax abatement.
Penn’s “Ivy in the Backyard” college-application seminar for local high school students, presented by the Office of Admissions, is highlighted.
WHAT: The Penn Institute for Urban Research and Penn’s executive vice president will host a conversation about University of Pennsylvania-led economic and community development.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practices urges the Philadelphia Police Department to develop a better way to address character flaws in officers.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the Ivy in Your Backyard program that offers local students guidance on the college search and application process.
John Dilulio of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on Philadelphia’s archdiocese.