New ACME at 40th and Walnut streets opens
Partnering with Penn, the grocery store has invested in a University City market with a fresh concept based on research and neighborhood trends. ACME will also contribute $50,000 to local hunger relief programs, including the Netter Center.
After more than 40 years, Almanac’s dedicated leader to retire
Marguerite Miller reflects on her long tenure at Penn, reminiscing on a time of running the publication before voicemail messages, before computers, and before the internet existed.
Panelists ‘lay out the stakes’ of civil discourse
At the 2020 Silfen Forum, hosted by President Amy Gutmann, students, faculty, staff, and alumni tuned in to hear from a group of distinguished experts—Ashley Parker, Julián Castro, Donna Brazile, Peggy Noonan, and Jeb Bush, with Michael Delli Carpini of the Paideia Program serving as the event’s moderator.
COVID-19 testing site for Penn students up and running
Easy, quick, and safe testing is just one of several public health measures the University is undertaking to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus on—and off—campus.
A financial boost from Penn to help one of West Philly’s most important corridors
The University has contributed $100,000 to The Enterprise Center to help restore businesses along 52nd Street.
Children’s literature as ‘seed work’
Penn GSE’s Ebony Elizabeth Thomas discusses the importance of more diverse books for kids and the challenges that continue to stifle early anti-racist learning. She also shares a curated list of recommended books for youth catered to this particular moment.