Helen Fetaw sets her sights on treating underserved populations
The recent College of Arts and Sciences grad will combine passion for studying medicine and social justice to advocate for patients in the U.S. and around the world.
2018 Ivy Day ceremony
In a 145-year old tradition, 28 seniors were honored, as well as one junior, a sophomore, and two class of 2017 alumni.
Class of 2018 includes 19 Fulbright awardees
With 34 recipients, the graduating class of 2018 produces a a record-breaking number of Fulbright Scholars, for a school already regarded as a top institution for generating Fulbright recipients.
President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize winners honored at awards luncheon
Nine Penn seniors have given their families even more reason to be proud. As soon as they graduate this month, they will start working full-time on innovative projects they designed to make a positive, lasting change for the “betterment of humankind.”
2018 Senior Design Competition winners innovate, develop, and deliver
In the annual Senior Design Project Competition, students from Penn Engineering’s six departments found solutions to real-world problems using emerging technologies.
Hey Day 2018
When they graduate next year, students in the Class of 2019 will remember April 26 as the heyday of their college lives. Hey Day is the annual rite of passage for juniors, when they move up the class ranks to become seniors.
Student startups on view
On Friday, April 27, University students with innovative startups will join with investors for the Penn Wharton Startup Showcase.
Quaker Days help potential students decide whether to make Penn home
Admitted students for the Class of 2022 visit campus to help make their enrollment decision final.
Empowering workers while reducing waste in Mumbai
In Mumbai, waste sorters represent a crucial yet marginalized labor pool, diverting would-be trash from landfills by sorting and selling recyclables. President’s Engagement Prize recipients Svanika Balasubramanian and Peter Wang Hjemdahl will connect these workers to larger recycling operations through a digital marketplace.
Two new Truman Scholars for Penn
Anea Moore and Stephen Damianos are two of the 59 recipients of the merit-based Truman Award, which will assist them in pursuing careers in public service.
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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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