• Penn’s 257th Commencement

    Penn’s 257th Commencement

    Parents and supporters filling the stands cheered as sunlight caught the colorful hoods of black-robed graduates filing into Franklin Field at Penn’s 257th Commencement on May 13. When Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

  • Penn Relays 2013

    Penn Relays 2013

    Every April at Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania campus, the crowds can roar louder than fighter planes.

  • Penn Preview Days

    Penn Preview Days

    Newly admitted students to the Class of 2017 and their families get a taste of life at the University during Penn Preview Days.

  • Penn Celebrates Campaign’s Success

    Penn Celebrates Campaign’s Success

    In February, Penn announced it had raised $4.3 billion in the Making History Campaign, exceeding its original goal. On Friday, April 19, Penn said a big “thank you” to everyone who helped make that resounding success a reality.

  • Silfen Forum Takes on Open Learning and Higher Ed

    Silfen Forum Takes on Open Learning and Higher Ed

    A revolution is afoot in higher education. The rise of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, will likely bring sweeping changes to the American business model of higher education, drastically increase the numbers of students educated by collegiate-level courses, and transform the quality of education for millions of students around the world.