Garden Railway: Public Gardens
Morris Arboretum & Gardens, 100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Students create films to document the reimagining of the Penn Museum’s Ancient Egypt and Nubia galleries.
The Oscar H. Gandy Emeritus Professor of Communication and Democracy at the Annenberg School, and dean from 2003 to 2018, Delli Carpini is currently concluding a term as the inaugural faculty director of Penn’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program.
The first cohort of fellows is set to graduate, taking with them the pillars of the SNF Paideia Program—dialogue, citizenship, service, and wellness—on their next life adventures.
The new Biology and Society course, supported by SNF Paideia, gave biology majors the chance to explore how scientists must contend with subjects such as health equity and vaccine hesitancy.
Mecky Pohlschröder of the School of Arts & Sciences reflects on an SNF Paideia course that connects research conducted in the STEM field to the broader community, allowing students to observe the influences of their work outside of the lab.
Increased funding will enable the SNF Paideia Program at Penn to strengthen a commitment to the civic mission of higher education on campus and beyond with enhanced course offerings, an expanded fellowship program, and more event programming.
Penn and George Mason University students traveled to Washington, D.C. every Friday this spring for a class that gives the inside scoop on policymaking inside the Beltway.
For Celia Kreth, a junior in the School of Arts & Sciences, the SNF Paideia Fellows Program allows for a holistic, hands-on approach to her education.
The SNF Paideia Program and partners featured Ernesto Pujol and Aaron Levy, an artist and an interdisciplinary scholar who have transformed both what it means to listen and what the act of listening can achieve as part of a lecture and workshops.
The SNF Paideia Program teamed up with Penn alumnus and artist JJ Tiziou for “Walk Around Philadelphia,” a fall retreat for student fellows.