Honoring outstanding staff members with 2020 Models of Excellence awards
The traditional Models of Excellence ceremony could not take place in April because of the coronavirus, but the entire Penn community celebrates the 2020 honorees.
Mahama’s mighty throws gain All-American glory
Shining in the weight throw and shot put, the rising junior has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Sixteen Penn students and recent graduates awarded 2020-21 Fulbright Scholarships
Sixteen Penn students and recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year to conduct research or teach English in countries around the world. The list includes nine undergraduates and one graduate student in the Class of 2020.
Akins caps stupendous career with All-American selection
The May Penn grad and track star was recently honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Sarah J. Jackson, Duncan Watts awarded 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellowships
The program supports high-caliber scholarly research in the humanities and social sciences that addresses important and enduring issues confronting our society.
Bryzgalova selected ITA singles All-American
The sophomore on the women’s tennis team finished the season ranked No. 13 in the country.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Carl June elected to National Academy of Sciences
The researchers, from the Annenberg Public Policy Center and the Perelman School of Medicine, join a class of honored scholars recognized for their unique and ongoing contributions to original research.
Four Penn faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Guthrie Ramsey, Kathleen Stebe, Eve M. Troutt Powell, and Barbie Zelizer join a group recognized for their world-class leadership and expertise.
Penn alum Shadrack Frimpong awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Shadrack Frimpong, Penn graduate and 2015 Presidents Engagement Prize winner, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in public health and primary care at the University of Cambridge in England.
Buroker receives All-American acclaim
The sophomore distance swimmer is the first All-American in Penn women’s swimming history.
In the News
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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