Academically Based Community Service is at the core of the Netter Center’s work. ABCS students and faculty work with West Philadelphia public schools, communities of faith, and community organizations to help solve critical campus and community problems.
Civic House is Penn’s hub for civic engagement, centering community organizations and social justice education, promoting mutually beneficial collaborations between Penn and Philadelphia community nonprofit organizations.
The Pennovation Works is anchored by the Pennovation Center, a business incubator and laboratory that aligns and integrates researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs for the commercialization of research discoveries.
Penn students have a unique opportunity to study at Bryn Mawr, Haverford, or Swarthmore Colleges during the fall and spring terms of the academic year.
Penn Global Seminars combine intensive semester-long study with a short-term travel component that deepens students’ understanding of concepts discussed in the classroom.
Penn Abroad serves as the hub for student global opportunities at Penn. Each year the University sends over 2,500 Penn students to more than 50 countries around the world on semester study abroad, summer internships, service learning, and short-term programs.
By engaging with Philadelphia elementary students and high school teachers, Penn professor Karen Detlefsen is opening young minds to a new kind of philosophical thinking.Read Now