Penn serves up tourney title at Palestra
The women’s volleyball team won the Valley Forge Sports Invitational this past weekend at the Palestra.
Researcher Virginia M.Y. Lee receives $3 million Breakthrough Prize
The Breakthrough Prize award recognizes Lee’s work studying underlying mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other dementias.
Douglas helps Team USA make history at Pan American Games
The junior guided Team USA to its first team gold medal in men’s squash.
McMahon brings home the gold with Team USA
The rising sophomore was part of the Team USA U19 squad that won the World Championships this past weekend in Canada.
Inside Lacrosse selects Penn’s Handley as Freshman of the Year
Among freshman, midfielder Sam Handley ranked No. 2 in the country in assists and No. 3 in points.
Hood named First-Team Freshman All-American
The shortstop batted .331 with 42 RBIs, 90 assists, and a team-leading eight home runs.
Akins finishes second, Malizia third at NCAA Championships
Nia Akins placed second in the nation in the 800m. Anna Peyton Malizia finished third in the country in the high jump.
A snapshot of the year in review
Milestones, breakthroughs, and anniversaries marked the 2018-19 school year.
Lorenzo Jackson, leader and ‘Pillar of Excellence’
Custodian Lorenzo Jackson is a beloved fixture at 3401 Walnut Street, and for his dedication and service, has been awarded a Pillar of Excellence award.
Class of 2019 Ivy Day Ceremony and awardees
On Saturday, May 18, the Class of 2019 celebrated its Ivy Day Ceremony during Alumni Weekend, continuing the 146-year tradition by honoring students for their achievements and contributions to the Penn community.
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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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