Jeremy Nowak Lecture
12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m.
Virginia Man-Yee Lee, a professor and researcher at the Perelman School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, earning $3 million for her innovative, inspiring work that could one day cure various neurodegenerative diseases.
Penn Alumni’s Dec. 14 event featured a trio of impressive faculty: Michael Weisberg, Sarah J. Jackson, and Duncan Watts.
The $50,000 philanthropic gift on Amy Gutmann’s behalf was matched by Penn, totaling $100,000 to support West Philadelphia’s Henry C. Lea Elementary School.
Penn students and their scholarship donors joined on campus to celebrate the beauty of giving at the annual Scholarship Celebration.
Alongside Nursing Dean Antonia M. Villarruel, Penn President Amy Gutmann and PIK Professor Jonathan Moreno discussed their new book “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die” at the Smilow Center for Translational Research.
At a Trustee meeting, Associate Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Amy Gadsden explained how recent changes to U.S. visa policy are impacting Penn.
Victor Pickard, an associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, chats with Penn Today about how the recent happenings at the sports blog are reminiscent of a worsening journalism crisis in the U.S.
Since earning the award in April, Michael Wong hasn’t looked back. Each day he’s growing his startup to promote a greener tomorrow.
At the October University Council meeting, Provost Wendell Pritchett addressed attendees on immediate actions being taken in response to the most recent Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct.
The goal was to learn from undergraduate, graduate, and professional students about sexual misconduct on campus.