• 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.

  • Artifact Conservation on Display at the Penn Museum

    Artifact Conservation on Display at the Penn Museum

    Visitors to the Penn Museum have long had the opportunity to marvel over the beauty and rarity of the many artifacts on display. But until now, they’ve never had the chance to see the actual process of discovery that goes into restoring and preserving each artifact.

  • 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.