Bringing nursing to the most remote places

Registered nurse Nancy Bonalumi teamed up with Project Helping Hands, a nonprofit organization that deploys volunteer medical teams to remote areas in developing nations, from Nepal to Kenya, and recently returned from her fifth visit to Bolivia.

Penn Today Staff

Bringing art to inner city teens

Renee Andrea Mills of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has a passion for helping people and a passion for art, and for the past 25 years, she has combined both in community outreach, sharing the joy of creativity.

Penn Today Staff

Applauding the impact on Penn’s diverse communities

On April 6, Penn President Amy Gutmann was on hand at the annual Student and Faculty Leadership Awards of the James Brister Society, a diverse group of Penn alumni volunteer leaders that celebrated its 25th anniversary.

In the News

WHYY (Philadelphia)

Touring Philly’s Black History Along South Street From Du Bois Home to Standard Theater

Penn students Helen Fetaw, Nathaniel Gertzman, and Ramon Garcia Gomez joined Penn chaplain and professor Chaz Howard to lead a Black History Month tour of South Street.


Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins University Wants its Own Police Department. What Would That Mean for Baltimore?

Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety said the Penn police force frees up city police to focus on other issues by handling up to 150 university-related emergency calls every month.