Cells and cinema
As a biology major, senior Andrew Ravaschiere spends much of his time in a laboratory conducting cellular research. But as a cinema and media studies minor, he got out of the lab and into the world of filmmaking during the summer, working as an intern for a documentary filmmaker.
A celebration as thank-you note
The Fall Scholarship Celebration brings together donors to undergraduate financial aid with their scholarship recipients every year to build connections with the students that their philanthropy supports.
A Global Rhodes for Penn
Adamseged Abebe of Gondar, Ethiopia, has been awarded an inaugural Global Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.
Undergraduate leads NGO to change Chicago’s gun violence
Sophomore Eva Maria Lewis is tackling the root causes of Chicago’s gun violence crisis and working to create equitable communities.
How Wharton worked to slow the rising tide of early internship recruiting
When Wharton leadership noticed a rising trend in extremely early internship recruiting by investment banks, they took action, working with other universities as well as the firms to figure out a plan that’s best for students.
New fellowship offers undergrads unfiltered, frank access to city leaders
Through the program, offered by the Penn Institute for Urban Research, 14 students will meet with a former Philadelphia mayor, Philly’s current director of planning and development, and more.
A Rhodes for Penn
Penn senior Anea Moore has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Considered one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Rhodes is highly competitive.
Showcasing veteran voices
After regularly searching through campus events, sophomore James “J.D.” Goins says he had a difficult time finding activities that showcased veteran voices. To change that, he is launching a series of campus conversations, bringing veterans who are now involved in business, politics, and other industries to Penn to share their insights on success.
Penn Appétit staff whips up new cookbook
"Whisk" is a new cookbook aimed not just for students, but for foodies of all levels of culinary skill.
Talking #MeToo, one year after bombshell Weinstein allegations
Four women leaders at Penn discuss the impact of the movement and its future on campus and beyond.
In the News
UPenn Students Preparing for ‘Super Bowl of the Mind’
Penn A, a group of students on Penn’s Academic Demolition team, is gearing up to compete against 36 other teams in the 2018 Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl on Saturday in Chicago. (Video)
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Volunteers regularly gather at The Woodlands Cemetery in West Philadelphia to practice Victorian-era horticulture. Senior Maya Arthur derives great satisfaction from the time she dedicates to a grave garden. (Video)
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