Louisa Shepard

Louisa Shepard

News Officer

Louisa Shepard covers several subject areas in the School of Arts and Sciences including History of Art, Music, and English, which includes Cinema and Media Studies, Center for Creative Writing, and Kelly Writers House. She also supports coverage at the Graduate School of Education, PennDesign, the Libraries, the Penn Museum, the Arthur Ross Gallery, the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.  

Justice served: A summer at the Department of Justice

Senior political science major Jordan Andrews from Detroit is a summer intern at the U.S. Department of Justice Consumer Protection Branch. She is working on cases involving identity theft, opioid abuse, and many types of fraud, while learning about the law and exploring Washington, D.C

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Woodstock at 50

During three days of Woodstock in August of 1969, Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts and Sciences was 18, growing up in New York City and obsessed with the music that would form the foundation of his writing and teaching.

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Engaging history

Junior Margarita Ortiz conducted a comprehensive survey of 18 sites as a summer intern for the Historic Germantown consortium in her hometown of Philadelphia.

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Stage presence

Senior music major Leo Sarbanes has become a leading voice on the little-known opera “The Love for Three Oranges” during his summer internship with Opera Philadelphia.

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100th puppy

An 8-week-old black Labrador retriever is the 100th puppy to enter the Penn Vet Working Dog Center research-based training program.

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Art and activism

Combining her interests in art and activism in her summer internship, rising sophomore Srinidhi Ramakrishna is working at ArtWell, a Philadelphia nonprofit that uses art, poetry, and music to reach young people in underserved communities.

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Marketing music at a Philadelphia nonprofit

Although an accomplished concert pianist, rising sophomore Teresa Xie of Chicago is not playing the ivories at the Settlement Music School during her RealArts@Penn summer internship. Instead, she is using her photography skills while learning about marketing music for the Philadelphia nonprofit.

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