Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Tuskegee-Penn partnership advances Black preservation

Architecture students at Tuskegee University are studying historic preservation through explorations of buildings on and near the historic HBCU campus, in part through a collaboration with the Weitzman School of Design.

From the Weitzman School of Design

In the News

WHYY (Philadelphia)

With PennDOT studying transit options for Roosevelt Boulevard, a subway is back on the table

In an Op-Ed, doctoral candidate Jay Arzu of the Weitzman School of Design explains why plans for the Roosevelt Boulevard subway in Northeast Philadelphia are back on the table.


KQED Radio (San Francisco)

How Twitter became one of the world’s preferred platforms for sharing ideas

PIK Professor Desmond Upton Patton says that Twitter has issues that need to be fixed, but that the tool has more hope and potential than negativity.


Jewish Exponent

New Penn Museum exhibit adds context to Jewish history

The new Eastern Mediterranean Gallery at the Penn Museum expands the context of Jewish history, with quotes from Director Christopher Woods and Lauren Ristvet of the School of Arts & Sciences.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Polio was once the most feared disease in the U.S. A new Annenberg poll shows most Americans know little about the virus, despite recent N.Y. outbreak

A survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that most people are unfamiliar with polio and how it’s spread, with a quote from Kathleen Hall Jamieson.


The Clinton-era adoption law that still devastates Black families today

In an Op-Ed, PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts urges the repeal of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 for its negative impact on Black families.