Halloween Family Fun Day
12:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave.
Jill DiSanto manages media relations efforts for the School of Social Policy & Practice; the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research; and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Her beats also include Naval ROTC battalion, the African-American Resource Center, history, political science, College Houses (dorms), the Division of Public Safety, and the Office of Government & Community Affairs. Her student feature stories showcase the Center for Undergraduate Research, community engagement activities, and the experience of students who identify as first-generation, low-income, or FGLI.
“Beyond the Walls: The University of the Future” brought scholars, administrators, and technology experts together to discuss the future of higher education and the disruption of the traditional “brick and mortar” college campus.
The political scientist on the importance of the upcoming midterm elections, and the need to increase voter turnout.
“Democracy in Trouble?” is the focus of a year’s worth of programming at the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy. Its 2018-19 Speaker Series examines and counters trends regarding the ongoing threats to democracy in the United States and around the world.
A child of Vietnamese refugees, David Thai has returned to his family’s homeland as a Fulbright Scholar, where he will teach English at the Hoang Le Kha High School for Gifted Students, in the southwestern region of Vietnam, a few hours from where his mother grew up.
The inaugural Day of Play, featuring games, wellness exercises and snacks, sets the stage for future “Thriving at Penn” events that will focus on fun through community engagement.