Penn welcomes energy justice scholar Sanya Carley

Carley will be the Presidential Distinguished Professor of Energy Policy and City Planning in the Weitzman School with an affiliation with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy.

From the Weitzman School of Design

Remembering Harry Belafonte

Tukufu Zuberi describes meeting the musician-turned-activist, plus how Belafonte used his talents for good and what legacy he leaves behind.

Michele W. Berger

In the News


Guggenheim Fellows for 2023 announced; These universities had the most winners

Penn claimed four Guggenheim Fellows, who have demonstrated “exceptional capacity” in their scholarly or artistic careers.


Inside Higher Ed

Why we need better data on faculty diversity

In an Op-Ed, Laura W. Perna of the Graduate School of Education writes that institutions of higher learning need better data on faculty backgrounds, their experiences and working conditions, and inequities in measures of success.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn awards largest one-time pay increase to doctoral students, while Temple remains in negotiations

Penn has awarded a nearly-25% increase in its minimum pay for doctoral students, the largest one-time boost in its history, with a statement from Interim Provost Beth A. Winkelstein.


The Wall Street Journal

Wharton professor promoted love in the workplace

Dean Erika H. James and Adam Grant spoke about the legacy of Wharton School colleague Sigal Barsade, who died earlier this month. “She lived the values of the work that she was espousing,” said James.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Widener University’s president will leave the school to join Penn’s faculty next year

Widener University President Julie Wollman will be joining Penn’s Graduate School of Education as a professor next year. Dean Pam Grossman said Wollman offers the School “tremendous experience and an entrepreneurial spirit.”


WHYY (Philadelphia)

‘Traveling Black:’ the fight for freedom on roads, rail, and in the air

Mia Bay of the School of Arts & Sciences spoke about her new book, “Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance.”