Making
Connections

The special purpose that you now share ... is engagement. To engage what we know and engage what we do to create a better world.

August 26, 2014 - Convocation Address

Penn Compact 2020

A leader in the rapidly changing field of epigenetics, Shelley L. Berger has built a world-class epigenetics program at Penn that she says is distinguished by the diverse and relevant expertise of the science faculty associated with it.Read More ...
President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients.Read More ...
The announcement of a new math course generally doesn’t elicit the kind of response that accompanies a movie premiere, but in a way, that’s what happened when Robert Ghrist debuted “Calculus: Single Variable” in January. About 50,000 students, from 62 countries, showed up for class.Read More ...
Penn shares a decades-long history with the Henry C. Lea Elementary School, dating back to the 1960s. The relationship was created simultaneously with West Philadelphia High School, and marked the University’s first formal connection to the School District of Philadelphia.Read More ...