Brandon Baker covers subject areas across Penn including the Penn Language Center, The Sachs Arts Program, Annenberg Center, ICA, WXPN, Lauder Institute, and Morris Arboretum.
‘Oft-delayed but never deterred,’ Class of 2020 and 2021 grads celebrate
Embodying adaptability and persistence, themes of the speech by Angela Duckworth, alums from the classes of 2020 and 2021 returned to campus to make up for a missed milestone.
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A celebration of the ‘resilient creativity’ of the Class of 2022
Penn’s 266th Commencement showcased graduates who Interim President Wendell Pritchett said demonstrated an “advanced ability to roll with the challenges.”
The Sachs Program celebrates fifth year of supporting arts innovation at Penn
The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation announced its 2022 cycle of grantees, with new funding for alumni and community partnership projects.
Penn Live Arts celebrates 50 years with upcoming season
For its 50th anniversary, Penn Live Arts is rolling out a season like none before it—complete with a John and Alice Coltrane festival, one-act plays in partnership with the Negro Ensemble Collective, and a new ListenHear composer series.
At Fuyao Glass factory, students put Chinese language skills into practice
At Fuyao Glass America in Moraine, Ohio, the subject of the Oscar-winning 2019 film “American Factory,” students and faculty were led on a tour and dialogued with the Fuyao America CEO.
Inspiring the next generation of archive scholars
Through Inside the Archive, a course taught by Liliane Weissberg of the School of Arts & Sciences, Penn students explore what an archive is, how history gets written, and what is ahead in a digital future.
Understanding migration and the arts
In the latest episode of Penn Today’s “Understand This …” podcast series, Obed Arango of the School of Social Policy & Practice, alongside Wolf Humanities Graduate Fellow Shelley Zhang, discuss migration, the arts, and identity.
Oscars 2022, predicted
Penn Cinema and Media Studies and Theatre Arts faculty make their predictions about this year’s Oscar winners—organized by category.
A ‘reawakening’ of interest in nature
In a Q&A with Penn Today, Morris Arboretum Director Bill Cullina discusses lessons taken from the pandemic, adapting to climate change, and future research.
Pulitzer-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks on migration and ‘multitudes’
In a wide-ranging conversation sponsored by the Wolf Humanities Center, author and professor Viet Thanh Nguyen visited Penn to discuss his work, representation, and more.