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  • USTFCCCA recognizes 23 from track & field with All-Academic honors

    Penn’s men and women’s track & field programs were recognized with USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, in addition to 23 individuals on the All-Academic list. The men finished the year with a cumulative GPA of 3.33, while the women were just ahead at 3.35. Both teams improved on their cumulative scores from last year. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • The impact of social media: Is it irreplaceable?

    Jonah Berger, Wharton marketing professor and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, argues that for social media, the challenge going forward is not just having the best features, but staying relevant. “Social media isn’t a utility. It’s not like power or water where all people care about is whether it works.”

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Recent grad Goldenberg qualifies for U.S. Amateur

    Josh Goldenberg, a four-year member of Penn men’s golf team who graduated in May, will play in one of his sport's most prestigious events this summer after qualifying for the 2019 U.S. Amateur.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center receives $3 million grant from The Gray Foundation

    The new Team Science Grant, titled the "Determinants of immune activity and molecular features in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers," will support Katherine L. Nathanson and her team as they study new approaches to understanding immune function both in healthy BRCA mutation carriers and BRCA-related cancers. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • #WomenofPenn: Learning to listen, lead, and push the boundaries

    Theresa Larivee and Serena Dasani discuss their careers in academic medicine, how they combine financial and clinical expertise, and their approach to leadership.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • With new 4WD car, Penn Electric Racing adds to its trophy collection

    Penn Electric Racing is now the first American team to successfully run a four-wheel-drive vehicle at the student racecar competition Formula SAE Lincoln Electric. It earned REV5 third place overall at Lincoln, as well as the first place Cummins Inc. Applied Technology Award for the car’s battery design.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • Men’s soccer announces 2019 schedule

    Heading into his second year at the helm of the  men's soccer program, James C. Gentle Head Coach Brian Gill has announced the upcoming slate of games for the 2019 edition of the Quakers. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Mahama earns silver at U20 Pan American Championships

    Rising sophomore Mayyi Mahama captured silver in the hammer throw for Team USA, highlighting a three-Quaker contingent at the U20 Pan American Championships in Costa Rica over the weekend.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Tennis teams, players earn ITA academic honors

    The women’s and men’s tennis teams were honored as All-Academic teams, and seven Quakers student-athletes—five men, two women—were honored as ITA All-Academic Scholar Athletes.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Professor Galbraith shares perspective on the legacy of late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

    In light of the death of former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, Penn Law professor and former clerk Jean Galbraith reflects on his legacy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law