#MeToo and Grassroots Organizing
12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m.
Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
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.
Doctoral candidate Allison Russell of the School of Social Policy & Practice works with professor Femida Handy to examine how the self-help group movement leads to job creation in India.
President Gutmann was one of six leaders recognized by The Philadelphia Inquirer for work enriching the Philadelphia community.
Sophomore Eva Maria Lewis is tackling the root causes of Chicago’s gun violence crisis and working to create equitable communities.
For the 12th consecutive year, the Division of Public Safety took the top spot in the higher-education sector of Security magazine’s “Security 500.”
Penn senior Anea Moore has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Considered one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Rhodes is highly competitive.
The campus theater group focused on entertaining children marked its 30th anniversary with performances during Homecoming Weekend, along with an alumni gala at the Platt Student Performing Arts House.
After regularly searching through campus events, sophomore James “J.D.” Goins says he had a difficult time finding activities that showcased veteran voices. To change that, he is launching a series of campus conversations, bringing veterans who are now involved in business, politics, and other industries to Penn to share their insights on success.
Nov. 11 is the centennial of the end of World War I, “the war to end all wars.” Historians Arthur Waldron and Frederick Dickinson provide perspectives on the conclusion of that horrifically deadly conflict.