Dingle, Slajchert pick up weekly Ivy honors
The sophomore guards have been named Ivy League Player of the Week and Ivy League Rookie of the Week, respectively.
Fantastic gymnastic duo awarded weekly GEC honors
Senior co-captain Natalie Yang picked up Gymnastics East Conference Performance of the Week and sophomore Sara Kenefick was selected GEC Gymnast of the Week.
Anita Allen to receive the Philip L. Quinn Prize, the American Philosophical Association's highest honor
Allen served as President of the APA’s Eastern Division in 2018-19—the organization’s first black woman president.
Two Penn seniors named 2022 Marshall Scholars
Kennedy Crowder and Chinaza Ruth Okonkwo have been named 2022 Marshall Scholars, among 41 chosen in the U.S. this year. Established by the British government, the Marshall Scholarship funds up to three years of study for a graduate degree in any field at an institution in the United Kingdom.
Penn senior and two alumni named Schwarzman Scholars
Daniel Ruiz de la Concha is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences; Shuxi (Shirley) Liu and Heather Tang graduated in 2019 from the Wharton School. They are each awarded a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing
Breaking tackles with Laquan McKever
The senior running back discusses his sprint football career, how the pandemic reignited his passion for the game, adjusting to the speed of the sport, how he became a Colts fan living in North Jersey, and his plans for the future.
Padilla’s big-time performance nets Big 5 award
The junior guard on the women’s basketball team has been named Big 5 Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Three cheers for two Quakers
Gracyn Banks of the field hockey team and Jordan Obi of the women’s basketball team have been honored, in turn, by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and Ivy League.
Two Penn seniors named 2022 Rhodes Scholars
Two Penn seniors have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford, Raveen Kariyawasam, from Colombo, Sri Lanka, and Nicholas Thomas-Lewis, from Kimball, Nebraska.
Penn senior Max Wragan named George J. Mitchell Scholar
Senior Max Wragan, a neuroscience major and chemistry minor, has been selected for a George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which covers one academic year of postgraduate studies in Ireland, including stipends for living and travel expenses.
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Curator Meg Onli wins inaugural prize aimed at advancing racial equity in the arts
The inaugural Figure Skating Prize, aimed at Black artists, curators and contemporary art scholars who are advancing equity and racial justice within the arts, has been awarded to Meg Onli of the Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Penn hoops star Princess Aghayere is using her passion for teamwork to save girls’ lives in Liberia
The senior leader of Penn’s 2019 regular season Ivy Champions left Philadelphia after graduation, and traveled 4,600-mile to Liberia. With Penn friends Summer Kollie and Oladunni Alomaja, Aghayere started Rebound Liberia, a youth program whose goal is to use basketball to empower girls in the small West African country.
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