Nine honored at Alumni Award of Merit Gala

At the 2023 Alumni Award of Merit Gala, eight distinguished alumni will receive Awards of Merit, the Creative Spirit Award, and the inaugural Penn Alumni Social Impact Award, and Camille Z. Charles will receive the Faculty Award of Merit.

Amanda Mott

The Sachs Program announces 2023 grants

Now in its sixth year of supporting creative practice at Penn and in the surrounding community, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation announced grants totaling $170,000 at its annual Sachs Grants Awards ceremony.

Brandon Baker

A centuries-old word with a modern twist

The acceptable use of a singular “they” pronoun made official a linguistic trend already in use for centuries. People who are not represented by binary pronouns say it’s a helpful step, but a small one.

Tina Rodia

In the News

Huffington Post

Every hospital system needs an LGBTQ health director

Kevin Kline has been appointed medical director for LGBTQ health at Penn Medicine.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine appoints first medical director of LGBTQ health

Kevin Kline speaks about his appointment as Penn Medicine’s first medical director of LGBTQ health and his concerns about politicization of care.


CBS Philadelphia

Symposium at Penn aimed at improving healthcare for LGBTQ community

A weeklong symposium at Penn organized by José Bauermeister of the School of Nursing will brainstorm ways to educate medical providers about special needs in the LGBTQ community.