University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Engagement Prizes, competitively awarded annual prizes for Penn seniors to design and undertake fully funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate.
She's only been on the ice for three years, but senior Alyssa Johncola from Northeast Philadelphia is leading the pack as the president of the women's ice hockey club at Penn.
This summer, Frank, now a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, spent time pursuing his childhood passion on dinosaur digs in the Utah desert. Working side by side with experts, he uncovered fossils, footprints and a confirmation that he’s on the right academic path.
New Student Orientation at the University of Pennsylvania is not just about newcomers learning about Penn. It is also about current-student volunteers getting better acquainted with themselves.
Penn in the News
Penn Masala, is highlighted for making a cameo appearance in a feature film, “Pitch Perfect 2.”
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the ceasefire deal in Gaza.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on a new study, “The Effect of Enrolling in a Minority-Serving Institution for Black and Hispanic Students in Texas.”
David Skeel of the Law School comments on new appraisals of Detroit’s art.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Philadelphia riots of 1964.