Campus & Community

Shifting the climate narrative

In a Q&A with Penn Today, Michael Mann of the Penn Center for Science, Sustainability, and the Media shares his views on the role of storytelling in the fight against climate change.

Nathi Magubane

What’s That? Banned books chair

The inaugural story in a new Penn Today series “What’s that?” features the banned books chair, decoupaged with words and pictures, one of the 50 beloved and mismatched chairs in the Kelly Writers House arts café.

Louisa Shepard

Who, What, Why: Amy Wu and the Brain Exercise Initiative

The fourth-year is the founder and president of Penn’s chapter of the Brain Exercise Initiative, a service club that connects student volunteers with senior citizens to help combat social isolation and cognitive decline.

Liana F. Wait

In the News

Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine had a $58 million operating profit in summer quarter, up from $50 million last year

The University of Pennsylvania Health System reported a $58 million operating profit for the three months that ended Sept. 30., with remarks from Keith Kasper.


Student organization at Penn giving free swim lessons to children with special needs

Penn students are providing free on-campus swim lessons to children with special needs through national nonprofit SNUGS.


Fox 29 (Philadelphia)

American Education Week: Philly schools highlight initiatives to motivate, inspire students

Faculty from Penn recently taught students at Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia for the second year in a row.


Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia-region’s nonprofit health systems: a recap of fiscal 2023 financial results

The University of Pennsylvania Health System has maintained its positive operating margin in fiscal 2023, with an affirmed ‘AA’ rating by Moody’s and S&P.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Emily Whitehead was the first child cured of cancer with therapy from Penn. She’s back as a freshman

Emily Whitehead of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, the first child cured of leukemia with CAR-T cancer therapy, has returned to Penn as a first-year in the College of Arts and Sciences.