This Wharton undergrad cycled the world’s highest volcano
Second-year Ryan Torres not only scaled Ojos del Salado by bike, he raised funds for World Bicycle Relief, an international nonprofit dedicated to improving access to cycling around the world.
Penn Medicine doctor brings lifesaving tech to global conflict zones
Nahreen Ahmed, a physician with Penn Medicine, has trained physicians and other care providers around the world in using ultrasound machines to assess injuries and other health concerns.
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From interdisciplinary research and life-changing discoveries to a new University president and everything in between, this year at Penn has been one for the books.
Beyond classroom learning: The Sawiris Penn Scholars Exchange Program
The initial cohort of five students from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt are finishing their first semester on Penn’s campus as Sawiris Scholars.
Penn senior and four alumni have received Schwarzman Scholarships
The Scholarships fund a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
At COP27, Penn showcased its diverse climate expertise on the world stage
More than 30 representatives from the University traveled to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, for two weeks of negotiations at this year’s United Nations climate change conference.
Penn Global turns 10
The hub for all things global on campus looks back at its impact over the decade and ahead to what the next 10 years of research, policy, and engagement with the world will bring.
New Penn Global program fosters ethical research around the world
The first student cohort of the Penn Global Research Institute piloted the program this summer in the Galápagos.
India at 75, CASI at 30
The Center for the Advanced Study of India, the first institution in the U.S. dedicated to the study of contemporary India, is turning 30 this year, and celebrated with a symposium that also highlighted the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.
The future of globalization in a fracturing world
Perry World House’s 2022 Global Order Colloquium hosted experts from government, the media, and across the University to tackle the topic of the state of globalization