Alumni

Rarefied air

One of only a few female members of a college men’s basketball staff, Penn’s Sarah Parks has jumped into her new gig.

Penn Today Staff

‘Power of design’

In a ceremony Thursday afternoon, President Amy Gutmann celebrated the naming of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design and Stuart Weitzman Plaza. Weitzman, the designer and footwear industry icon, graduated from the Wharton School in 1963.

Louisa Shepard

Lauder College House named

The new name was revealed at a ceremony celebrating the house’s first cohort of fourth-year residents, along with incoming Class of 2023 and second- and third-year residents.

Amanda Mott

Penn’s 263rd Commencement

The Class of 2019 took to Franklin Field on Monday, May 20, for Penn’s 263rd Commencement ceremony, where President Amy Gutmann urged graduates to “weave together a world better, freer, and more inclusive.”

Lauren Hertzler



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

Candice Bergen Was Pretty Psyched to Get Expelled from Penn

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 News

Video: Watch as Andrea Mitchell Gives the Commencement Address at UPenn

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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