Gutsy performance in loss earns Padilla Ivy honor
The freshman guard on the women’s basketball team scored a game-high 27 points in Penn’s loss to No. 25 Princeton on Saturday.
Padilla rings in New Year with Ivy ovation
The freshman guard has been named Ivy League Player of the Week and Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
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.
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.
Padilla balls out, takes home four weekly awards
Freshman Kayla Padilla of the women’s basketball team has picked up two Player of the Week awards and two Freshman of the Week honors.
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.
Penn President receives top honor from Pennsylvania Society
The $50,000 philanthropic gift on Amy Gutmann’s behalf was matched by Penn, totaling $100,000 to support West Philadelphia’s Henry C. Lea Elementary School.
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.
Karekin Brooks, a career retrospective
The senior running back on the football team ends his career with stats that place him high in the Penn record books.
Jenkins unanimously selected CSFL Player of the Year
The senior quarterback led the Collegiate Sprint Football League in touchdowns, total offense, and yards per game.
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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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