Campus & Community

India at 75, CASI at 30

The Center for the Advanced Study of India, the first institution in the U.S. dedicated to the study of contemporary India, is turning 30 this year, and celebrated with a symposium that also highlighted the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.

Kristina García

Projects for Progress, two years in

An Oct. 17 event celebrated six teams of Penn students, faculty, and staff working to promote equity and inclusion in Philadelphia by addressing health care, education, and systemic racism as part of the Projects for Progress.

Kristina García



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

For my low-income family, biking is not recreation. ‘It’s survival’

In an Op-Ed, Sarahi Franco-Morales describes her immigrant family’s use of bikes to survive on a low income and her recent acceptance at Penn.

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Forbes

The majority of America’s top-ranked colleges will be led by a woman or person of color this fall

Eleven of the top 20 colleges in America will be led by a woman or person of color by next fall, with Penn helmed by President Liz Magill.

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TheGrio

John L. Jackson Jr. named the University of Pennsylvania’s next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost.

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn names two-time dean as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication will become Penn’s new provost.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn has selected Annenberg dean John L. Jackson Jr. as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost, with a statement from President Liz Magill.

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