Undergraduate Students

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.

Louisa Shepard

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.

Tina Rodia

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.

Amanda Mott

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. 

Jill DiSanto

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.

Jill DiSanto

In the News

CBS Philadelphia

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)


CBS News

Grave Gardening

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)