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On Saturday, May 18, the Class of 2019 celebrated its Ivy Day Ceremony during Alumni Weekend, continuing the 146-year tradition by honoring students for their achievements and contributions to the Penn community.
Campus tours hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations give visiting former students a chance to see the campus in a new light during Alumni Weekend, which takes place May 17-20.
NFL player and alumnus Brandon Copeland co-taught a course at Penn this semester alongside longtime University lecturer Brian Peterson.
Jennifer Toth was treated for hepatoblastoma as a young child at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she returned to work as an oncology nurse following her graduation from Penn Nursing in 2015.
One year into the Power of Penn campaign, President Amy Gutmann hosted a panel discussion with three professors to usher in another year of inclusion, innovation, and impact on a local and global scale.
Medha Narvekar has been named vice president and secretary of the university at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann.
On Tuesday, the Perelman School of Medicine inducted 25 medical students, three residents, three faculty, and two alumni into its chapter of the honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.
The University of Pennsylvania is mourning the death of Raymond G. Perelman, one of its most significant and committed partners.
On Saturday, Jan. 12, Penn President Amy Gutmann was on hand at the Penn vs. Princeton game at the Palestra. While the men’s basketball team lost, 62-53, the 1978-79 team was honored during halftime of the game. The 1978-79 Quakers are the last Ivy League team to reach the Final Four.
The Heisman Trophy namesake, a Penn Law alumnus, was a former player and coach on the Penn football team.
In an interview about her new role in “Book Club,” alumna Candice Bergen reminisced about her time at Penn. Bergen, though crowned both Miss University and homecoming queen, “flunked out of opera and art” in the mid-60s. She returned in 1992 to receive an honorary degree for her accomplishments.
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NBC Foreign affairs correspondent and Penn alumna Andrea Mitchell addressed the class of 2018 on Monday, sharing her experiences and offering the new graduates guidance for life after college.
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