Ulysses Jenkins Exhibit
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St.
The senior defender on the field hockey team anchored a backline that dominated Drexel and shut out Villanova over the weekend.
Weissman and Karikó are honored for engineering modified RNA technology which enabled rapid development of effective COVID-19 vaccines.
Autumn Leak and Sydney Ormiston of the volleyball team and Matt Leigh of the men’s soccer team have been recognized for their impressive performances over the holiday weekend.
For their landmark research that set a foundation for the mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó have been selected to receive the prize after decades of work.
May graduate Claire Sliney is the first Penn undergrad to receive an Academy Award, and to receive a Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship. She heads to Paris to shoot a documentary about how female immigrants in France are portrayed in film.
Each year, the program shines a light on the University’s stellar staff. This year, the University is proud to honor the professionals who exemplify the dedication, care, and innovation that helped the Penn community persevere during the pandemic.
Twenty Penn students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants for 2021-22, including 12 graduating seniors, six graduate students, and two recent graduates. They will conduct research, pursue graduate degrees, or teach English in Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and Tajikistan.
The first three-time First-Team All-American in program history has helped to turn the Quakers into one of the top collegiate squash programs in the country.
Marina Dauer, Benjamin May, and Jonathan Szeto have been named 2021 Udall Scholars; they are among 55 sophomores and juniors selected from 416 candidates nationwide.
Andrew Douglas, Uchechi Nwogwugwu, Jennifer Richards, and Ben Padon were honored for their performances in athletics and in the classroom.
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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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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