‘A specific struggle’: Makuu director Brian Peterson on Black student life
Brian Peterson, three-time Penn graduate and director of Makuu: the Black Cultural Center, plays a central role in student life.
First Ivy League Quechua Fulbright scholar elevates indigenous values
Nico Suárez-Guerrero of the School of Arts and Sciences is the first Quechua Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant in the Ivy League, and the only one currently in the United States.
Alice Paul and the ERA
After almost a hundred years, the Equal Rights Amendment may finally be ratified as an amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing equal legal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex. Mary Frances Berry, Kathleen M. Brown and Maria Murphy discuss what ratification could mean.
Contemporary art enhances Penn Museum’s Africa Galleries
New installations showcase the diversity and artistry of modern culture in dialogue with historic artifacts.
Closing the wealth gap in West Philadelphia
The City of Philadelphia and Actions Not Words have selected Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships to develop and implement a new entrepreneurial program, Project Elevate, offering financial literacy education at public high schools.