• Penn’s Year of Water springs from Climate Action Plan

    Penn’s Year of Water springs from Climate Action Plan

    Water flows all around us. It makes up about 60 percent of our bodies. We need to drink it to survive. We need it, too, to keep our living spaces clean and to carry away our waste.

  • Penn Park

    Penn Park

    On the eastern edge of campus, work crews at Penn Park are putting the pedal to the metal, pushing to complete as much construction as possible before the worst of winter weather sets in.

  • Engaging Locally: Sayre High School

    Engaging Locally: Sayre High School

    Penn has a proud legacy of local engagement in the West Philadelphia area, serving as a major employer, a leader in health services and education, and a world-class University that weaves not just civic awareness, but also hands-on civic action, into its academic curriculum.

  • Celebrating Diversity

    Celebrating Diversity

    Earlier this year, Penn led Newsweek magazine's list of Best Gay-Friendly Schools, a distinction that highlights the University’s ongoing commitment to diversity.

  • Students rescue a river as part of Penn's Year of Water

    Students rescue a river as part of Penn's Year of Water

    With the city skyline as a backdrop, it was a beautiful day for a stroll along the shores of the Delaware River: bright sun, low humidity.