• A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

    A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

    Just before sunrise on Nov. 14, the day’s first baby was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Around midnight, a Penn Law student closed the day studying, surrounded by books.

  • Netter Center Marks 20 Years of Partnerships

    Netter Center Marks 20 Years of Partnerships

    Around 1979, when Ira Harkavy was finishing his Ph.D. at Penn, his mentor in the history department, Lee Benson, delivered an address that called for practitioners in communities to work together with academics.

  • Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Representatives from the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Foundation and the University gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate a partnership that provides Penn with new resources to recruit KIPP students, underwrite their financial aid, and offer them targeted support once they get to campus.

  • Shoemaker Green: Penn’s Newest Public Common

    Shoemaker Green: Penn’s Newest Public Common

    Created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker, Penn’s newest landscape project has spread a 2.75 acre welcome mat of green at the door of the Palestra and Franklin Field.

  • Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

    Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

    In 2006, Penn had a vision. Anne Papageorge, Penn’s vice president for Facilities and Real Estate Services, says the first phase of the campus blueprint, called Penn Connects, made the goals of President Amy Gutmann’s Penn Compact real.