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.
Alumna Jessica Vaughn examines workplace space and culture in ICA solo exhibition
Artist and Weitzman School of Design alumna Jessica Vaughn examines the spaces and culture of the American workplace in her first major solo exhibition, now on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
Husnaa Haajarah Hashim sees poetry as transformative
As poetry is in the national spotlight following the Biden inauguration, junior Husnaa Haajarah Hashim, a Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate, reflects on her writing and scholarship.
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw puts the nation’s first ladies on display
As curator of the first comprehensive exhibition on first ladies at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw weaves her scholarship into the stories of the women who supported U.S. presidents while in the White House.
New Projects for Progress prize designed to promote equity and inclusion
Applications are now open for a new University initiative, Projects for Progress, which will award prizes of as much as $100,000 to support proposals by teams of students, faculty, and staff designed to promote equity and inclusion and make a direct impact in Philadelphia.
‘Many Voices, Many Visions’ exhibit features works from the Penn Art Collection
The new Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition features 43 artworks from Penn’s collection that echo today’s social, political, and environmental upheaval.
Student filmmaker puts pencil to paper for heartwarming sci-fi fantasies
Senior Dennis Sungmin Kim finds success with his hand-drawn, animated short films.