Garden Railway: Public Gardens
Morris Arboretum & Gardens, 100 E. Northwestern Ave.
Penn’s campus community includes students from all parts of the globe, bringing their unique experiences and soaking in all the University has to offer.
The fourth-year swimmer broke the 14-year-old record at the Ivy League Championships at Princeton over the weekend.
On Jan. 20, the Penn community celebrated the 20th anniversary of the David S. Pottruck Health & Fitness Center. To much fanfare, the facility officially opened on Jan. 17, 2003.
Anthony Erz began his career at Penn in 2015 as an assistant athletic trainer and previously worked as head athletic trainer for the football and men’s lacrosse teams.
In a come-from-behind victory, the rising sophomore won the 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:07.91.
Out of more than 350 Division I institutions, Penn finished 60th, which ties the University’s best ranking in the history of the Directors’ Cup.
Asian Americans are competing at the highest levels of sport, a topic discussed in David Eng’s Introduction to Asian American Literature and Culture course in the School of Arts & Sciences.
The senior won gold in the 500 freestyle at the 2022 NCAA Championships, making her the first female swimmer in school history to win an individual national title.
Lia Thomas, Catherine Buroker, and Anna Kalandadze of the women’s swimming & diving team will compete in Atlanta from March 16-19.
The senior put up record-breaking times in three individual events and one relay event, which helped the Quakers achieve their highest finish ever at the conference Championships.
With her victory in Atlanta, Thomas became the first openly transgender woman to win an N.C.A.A. swimming championship in the 500-yard freestyle.
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In her first year swimming for the Penn women’s team after three seasons competing against men, Penn senior Lia Thomas throttled her competition. She set records en route to becoming the nation’s most powerful female collegiate swimmer. “I just want to show trans kids and younger trans athletes that they’re not alone,” she says. “They don’t have to choose between who they are and the sport they love.”
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