Jacquie Posey covers foreign languages, Africana studies, religious studies, South Asia studies, Middle East studies, Center for the Advanced Study of India, classical studies, women and gender studies, and the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program in the School of Arts and Sciences, as well as Cultural Resource Centers: the Greenfield Intercultural Center, Makuu, La Casa Latina, Pan-Asian American Community House, LGBT Center, and the Penn Women’s Center.
Promoting inclusion at Supplier Diversity Forum and Expo
Discussing strategies for increasing supplier diversity, the event drew 200 local LGBTQ, women, and minority-owned businesses, Penn buyers and community organizations to campus.
Monumental project rethinks public art in Philadelphia
As part of Monument Lab, a Philadelphia public art and history project, three PennDesign Fine Arts professors joined artists and residents to answer the question, ‘What makes a monument in the 21st century?’
2018 Penn Commencement
Speaker Andrea Mitchell, an alumna and award-winning journalist, encouraged graduates to be curious, open-minded, and engaged.
2018 Commencement primer
Penn’s 262nd Commencement will be held at Franklin Field on Monday, May 14. Here are 10 helpful facts to guide you through this year’s event.
President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize winners honored at awards luncheon
Nine Penn seniors have given their families even more reason to be proud. As soon as they graduate this month, they will start working full-time on innovative projects they designed to make a positive, lasting change for the “betterment of humankind.”
Hey Day 2018
When they graduate next year, students in the Class of 2019 will remember April 26 as the heyday of their college lives. Hey Day is the annual rite of passage for juniors, when they move up the class ranks to become seniors.
Q&A with Barbie Zelizer
Members of the media are unable to do their jobs due to creeping authoritarianism or totalitarian rule. The Center for Media at Risk hopes to bring together scholars and journalists to strategize about what can be done to resist it.
United Nations’ Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein implores students to speak up for human rights
UN High Commissioner Al Hussein delivered the keynote at Penn’s Perry World House April 10 conference on international migration and refugees.
Two Penn professors named Guggenheim Fellows
The School of Arts and Sciences’ Charles Yang and Charles L. Bosk, also of the Perelman School of Medicine, have been named Guggenheim Fellows.
Human rights, forced migration, and immigration policy are topics of April 10 conference
As part of the 2018 Global Shifts Colloquium, the Perry World House panel will explore the impact of global refugee migration on the political, social, and environmental climate.