Ensuring an effective rollout of virtual classes
On Monday, March 23, after an extended week of Spring Break, Penn will resume its thousands of classes remotely only, due to COVID-19. Faculty members and instructors, and the staff that supports them, have been preparing around the clock.
Penn experts share wide-ranging knowledge, make sense of crisis
In a time when the news can certainly overwhelm, Penn experts lend an experienced hand to the coronavirus conversation.
Day after day, a goal to improve digital inclusion
As technology continues to flourish, there’s always the need for someone to ensure it is, indeed, accessible for all. That is precisely Kara Gaulrapp’s role at Penn.
The undergrad leader pushing for a more diverse and transparent campus
Penn Today chats with Natasha Menon about her role as the Undergraduate Assembly president, why she got involved with the important student organization, and much more.
Tough conversations and innovative outlooks in higher ed
President Amy Gutmann and Graduate School of Education scholar Robert Zemsky took part in a “fireside chat” at this year’s Higher Education Leadership Conference at Penn, which also awarded Gutmann the Zemsky Medal.
An Alzheimer’s research pioneer, right here at Penn
Virginia Man-Yee Lee, a professor and researcher at the Perelman School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, earning $3 million for her innovative, inspiring work that could one day cure various neurodegenerative diseases.
Engaging Minds showcases best part of Penn in New York
Penn Alumni’s Dec. 14 event featured a trio of impressive faculty: Michael Weisberg, Sarah J. Jackson, and Duncan Watts.
Penn President receives top honor from Pennsylvania Society
The $50,000 philanthropic gift on Amy Gutmann’s behalf was matched by Penn, totaling $100,000 to support West Philadelphia’s Henry C. Lea Elementary School.
Scholarship donors, students celebrate at ‘electric’ event
Penn students and their scholarship donors joined on campus to celebrate the beauty of giving at the annual Scholarship Celebration.