Awards

An Alzheimer’s research pioneer, right here at Penn

Virginia Man-Yee Lee, a professor and researcher at the Perelman School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, earning $3 million for her innovative, inspiring work that could one day cure various neurodegenerative diseases.

Lauren Hertzler

Prince of the Quakers

The senior defensive lineman discusses his playing days as a Quaker, becoming a smarter football player, his favorite memories, and his ultimate goal of becoming a doctor.

Greg Johnson

Penn has two 2020 Marshall Scholars

Erin Hartman, a 2018 graduate of the School of Nursing, and senior psychology major Christina Steele have been named Marshall Scholars. Established by the British government, the Marshall Scholarship funds up to three years of study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.

Aaron Olson , Louisa Shepard

Penn has three new Schwarzman Scholars

A University of Pennsylvania senior, a master's student, and an alumnus were chosen to receive the Schwarzman Scholarship, which funds a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 

Aaron Olson , Louisa Shepard



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

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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