Halloween Family Fun Day
12:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave.
Two undergrads interning with Penn Medicine’s Ramon Diaz-Arrastia spent the summer looking for biomarkers in the blood of TBI patients, and studying whether the generic form of Viagra might help promote recovery after such an injury.
As part of its annual Life-Saving Measures event, the Division of Public Safety hosted a live side-by-side controlled “burn” of a dorm room model on Hamilton Field to show how “Sprinklers Save Lives.”
The program, designed to address the unique needs of second-year students, introduces special programming for academics, research, and advising, and a two-year housing requirement set to begin in 2020.
Students gathered for lunch with President Amy Gutmann on Tuesday as part of New Student Orientation & Academic Initiatives’ ongoing “Take Your Professor to Lunch” program.
The School of Arts and Sciences’ College of Liberal and Professional Studies has launched a new program that, for the first time, makes an Ivy League bachelor’s degree accessible online. Beginning in the fall of 2019, the Penn LPS Online platform will offer a fully-accredited, online education for working adults and other non-traditional students.
The Penn Reading Project, in its 28th year, is designed to bring the freshmen class together on one academic project. The Class of 2022 read Thornton Wilder’s “The Bridge of San Luis Rey,” as part of the Provost’s “Year of Why?”
The four-day celebration, from Sept. 11-14, will feature an arts showcase, a brand-new story slam, a passport program, and an information fair.
More than 1,250 attended this year’s annual welcome back picnic hosted by the President’s Office on College Green.
Hailing from 49 states (all but Wyoming), Puerto Rico, and 88 countries around the world, the 2,552 members of the Class of 2022 moved in to Penn on Aug. 22.
During New Student Orientation, first-generation, high-need students find an increased level of support, community and resources to help the transition into campus life.
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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