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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

New Penn mentorship program focuses on shaping Black doctors

Master’s student Dennis Mashindi of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the Hinkson Holloway program, a collaboration between PSOM and the College of Physicians to mentor young Black men who want to pursue a career in medicine.


Inside Higher Ed

How gross inequalities in institutional wealth distort the higher education ecosystem and shortchange the vast majority of middle- and lower-income undergraduates

Penn is noted for its pledge to contribute $100 million over 10 years to renovate decrepit Philadelphia schools, potentially assisting a more diverse student body.


The New Orleans Advocate

How one New Orleans charter school has expanded student access to college courses

Abramson Sci Academy in New Orleans is offering personal finance classes to high schoolers, taught by Wharton School professors.


Fox 29 (Philadelphia)

Penn launches therapy dog program to assist America’s heroes

Paula Crawford-Gamble of Penn Medicine has spearheaded a partnership with nonprofit Warrior Canine Connection to provide military veterans with therapy dogs.


Billy Penn

A real art project at Quinta Brunson’s former school in West Philly mirrors the ‘Abbott Elementary’ Mural Arts episode

Thanks to the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Shira Walinsky of the Weitzman School of Design designed and created a mural at West Philly’s Andrew Hamilton Elementary with help from volunteers and Penn students.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia’s College of Physicians starts mentorship program for young Black men who want to become doctors

The Hinkson Holloway Mentorship Program, a collaboration between the Perelman School of Medicine and the College of Physicians, will serve as a pipeline for new Black male doctors in Philadelphia.