Louisa Shepard covers several subject areas in the School of Arts and Sciences including History of Art, Music, and English, which includes Cinema and Media Studies, Center for Creative Writing, and Kelly Writers House. She also supports coverage at the Graduate School of Education, PennDesign, the Libraries, the Penn Museum, the Arthur Ross Gallery, the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.
The Office of the President is funding a food-centered pilot program to bring students together through culinary endeavors in New College House West’s Quaker Kitchen.
Best-selling author Jill Lepore, a Harvard history professor and staff writer at The New Yorker, spoke about teaching the U.S. Constitution during an era of constitutional crisis in a conversation with Graduate School of Education Dean Pam Grossman and Law School Dean Theodore Ruger.
A new Penn Museum exhibition puts a spotlight on fashion featuring 250 items spanning 2,500 years, including clothing, jewelry, uniforms, weapons, even tattoos. “The Stories We Wear” will be on view through June 12.
Guest curator Roberto Lugo has covered the walls of the Arthur Ross Gallery with the art of graffiti as part of the new exhibition “God Complex: Different Philadelphia,” on view through Dec. 19.
For the first time Penn’s annual Fall Student Activities Fair was both in person and online over a three-day period. Nearly 600 groups registered to participate this year, and thousands of students signed up for organizations.
Ready to welcome new arrivals to campus, 25 student coordinators are working as paid staff during Move-In to College Houses this coming week.
This year alone four museums and two galleries are featuring work by artist David Hartt of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design, including currently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.