Awards

Penn announces five 2021 Thouron Scholars

Four seniors and a 2019 graduate have received a Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. Each scholarship winner receives tuition for as long as two years, as well as travel and living stipends, to earn a graduate degree there.

Louisa Shepard

Ibrahim Jaaber: Where are they now?

The former two-time Ivy League Player of the Year discusses the glory days of Penn basketball, how the game has been therapeutic, the art of stealing the ball, the EuroLeague vs. the NBA, playing while fasting, and what he’s up to today.

Greg Johnson

2020 Green Purchasing Awards announced

Weitzman’s Megan Ryerson and Engineering’s Cheryl Hickey are awarded for their contributions to sustainable purchasing in travel consumption and kitchen waste streams.

Barbara Lea-Kruger

Diana Caramanico: Where are they now?

The leading scorer in Ivy League women’s history discusses getting buckets, staying out of foul trouble, her last game at the Palestra, playing professionally in France, and what she’s up to today.

Greg Johnson



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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