Campus & Community

Celebrating Earth Week at Penn

Organized by Penn Sustainability, Earth Week runs April 17-23 and will include dozens of events centered on the themes of environmental justice, climate, and nature-based solutions.

Katherine Unger Baillie

The care they need, where they are

A team of undergrads and physicians are partnering with community clinics and other organizations as part of a Projects for Progress-supported program to offer medical care to people experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations.

Katherine Unger Baillie

Advocacy, equality, and wellness at the Penn Women’s Center

The Penn Women’s Center occupies three-quarters of a three-story house tucked off Locust Walk, with a front garden dotted with clumps of hellebores and daffodils during the spring. It has a full kitchen, a barbeque in back, and rooms that can be reserved by anyone on campus, with first preference going to student groups. 

Kristina García

In the News

Indian Express

Mumbai this week: New Manav Kaul play, concert by Lucky Ali and a wine-tasting festival

Penn Masala, an undergraduate student group touted as the world’s first South Asian ‘a cappella’ group, is performing in Mumbai this weekend.



Congrats, college grad. Good luck finding that dream job

Barbara Hewitt of Career Services says that there are still opportunities for recent grads, though more students have to look beyond big-name companies.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Children’s Festival returns with sensory-friendly performances, puppets and more

The Philadelphia Children’s Festival, hosted by Penn Live Arts, is returning for a four-day event later this month at the Annenberg Center.


Philadelphia Inquirer

A governor, ‘Abbott Elementary’ star and Dateline News anchor are among commencement speakers at Philly-area colleges this spring

Tony Award-winning actress and singer/songwriter Idina Menzel will speak at Penn’s commencement.


Philadelphia Business Journal

University of Pennsylvania receives $10M gift from New York hedge fund founder

The School of Arts & Sciences has received a $10 million gift from alumni Daniel and Brett Sundheim to fund scholarships for international students.