• Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

    Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships

    For nearly 10 years, Penn’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) has helped students use what they learn in the classroom to launch successful research projects of their own.

  • Commencement 2011

    Commencement 2011

    Under gray, overcast skies, nearly 6,000 graduates of the University of Pennsylvania’s 12 schools marched down Locust Walk and into Franklin Field for Monday’s 255th Commencement ceremony.

  • Global Colloquium of University Presidents

    Global Colloquium of University Presidents

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women.[youtube]http://www.youtube.

  • Penn GSE in Kazakhstan

    Penn GSE in Kazakhstan

    As a part of the University of Pennsylvania's global engagement, the Graduate School of Education has partnered with officials in Kazakhstan to establish Nazarbayev University, a preeminent Kazakhstani-run research university allowing academic freedom and self-governance.

  • Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    Penn GSE Helps Rebuild Haiti’s Education System

    It has been one year since a devastating earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti, and Sharon Ravitch, a senior lecturer in Penn’s Graduate School of Education is helping the country rebuild its education system from the ground up.