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  • The Customer Centricity Playbook wins Best Business Book Award

    The Customer Centricity Playbook, from authors Peter Fader and Sarah Toms for companies to revolutionize the way they think about their customers, has been named a winner of a 2019 Digital Book Award.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • Brooks and Philippi named 2019 football captains

    Two veterans with Ivy League championship experience are set to serve as captains of the 2019 Penn Football team with the selection of seniors Karekin Brooks and Sam Philippi by their teammates.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Margo Natalie Crawford is appointed Director of the Center for Africana Studies

    Crawford specializes in 20th- and 21st-century African American literature, cultural movements, and visual art, and radical black imaginations and the global dimensions of black aesthetics. She succeeds Camille Z. Charles, who directed the center from 2009 until this year.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts and Sciences

  • Men’s basketball schedule is complete

    In the fifth season under John R. Rockwell Head Coach of Men’s Basketball Steve Donahue, the Quakers will play a 27-game schedule that includes 11 contests at The Palestra.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • David Wallace awarded Sir Israel Gollancz Prize

    Professor David Wallace was recently awarded the Sir Israel Gollancz Prize, a prize given biannually by the British Academy that recognizes outstanding work in the fields of Anglo-Saxon, Early English Language and Literature, English Philosophy, or The History of the English Language.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts and Sciences

  • Providing more testing choices does not increase colorectal cancer screening rates

    A Penn Medicine study showed that choice alone does not impact rates, but how choice is offered can alter patient decision-making.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Meet the JD Class of 2022

    This week, Penn Law welcomed the JD Class of 2022, comprised of 250 students from 35 states, the District of Columbia, and countries across the globe, including Canada, China, India, and South Korea.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Women’s basketball announces freshman class

    The Class of 2023 features two guards, two forwards and a center, with each player hailing from a different state, including Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, California, Massachusetts and Indiana.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Michael Mitchell receives Chinese Association for Biomaterials Young Investigator Award

    Michael Mitchell, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Department of Bioengineering, received the award as individual who has successfully demonstrated significant achievements in the field of biomaterials research.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • New center to focus on digital culture and society

    The Center on Digital Culture and Society, directed by Guobin Yang, is the newest research center at the Annenberg School for Communication. It focuses on interdisciplinary scholarship that investigates all aspects of digital culture, technology, and society.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication