After more than 40 years, Almanac’s dedicated leader to retire
Marguerite Miller reflects on her long tenure at Penn, reminiscing on a time of running the publication before voicemail messages, before computers, and before the internet existed.
A new initiative to preserve African American civil rights heritage sites
The Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites will be led by Faculty Director Randall Mason, an associate professor in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, alongside renowned preservationist Brent Leggs, who is named senior adviser and adjunct associate professor.
At La Casa Latina, Kareli Lizárraga ensures students are ‘empowered to be vulnerable’
Kareli Lizárraga is the interim director of La Casa Latina, which serves those interested in learning about Latinx culture and the more than 2,000 Latinx students at Penn.
New student-created journal offers window to Middle East, North Africa
Sophomore Laila Shadid and junior Zeynep Karadeniz, both in the College of Arts and Sciences, share a passion for understanding the Middle East—a passion that is now on display in “Fenjan.”
Kellie Jurado on bringing more inclusion and diversity to medicine
The Presidential Assistant Professor in microbiology runs the Jurado lab, which studies emerging virus pathogenesis and immunology, while leading and supporting equity and justice initiatives.
Penn Medicine and others to launch innovative health care collaboration in West Philadelphia
Penn Medicine, Public Health Management Corporation, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic and Independence Blue Cross join together to transform Mercy Catholic Medical Center campus in an innovative partnership to care for the West Philadelphia community.
Penn joins Public Interest Technology University Network
As a member of PIT-UN, Penn deepens its investment in STEM training for the public good.
Finding faith and fellowship in recovery
True Light Recovery helps women who have survived sexual exploitation, abuse, or addiction, by providing them with a safe place to pursue sobriety and a healthy, holistic lifestyle.
Facing mounting pressure, ICE rescinds visa rule
Amid mounting pressure from colleges and universities, including Penn, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has revoked a controversial policy affecting international students with F-1 visas.
Penn submits amicus brief in support of international students with F-1 visas
The brief, signed by Penn and 58 other schools, was filed in support of the case brought last week by Harvard and MIT against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).