Campus & Community

New Juneteenth documentary explores notions of freedom and citizenship

An exclusive Penn screening of the film produced by the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC), plus a conversation with activist Opal Lee and Penn’s Mary Frances Berry, moderated by APPC’s Director of Outreach and Curriculum Andrea (Ang) Reidell, takes place on Feb. 28. Registration with a Penn email is required.

Michele W. Berger

1vyG Summit comes to Penn

The annual event will return to campus, featuring panel discussions, keynote speakers, award ceremonies, and networking events, all focused on improving the first-generation, low-income student experience.

Lauren Hertzler

Bringing Ukraine to Penn

On the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of the Ukraine, displaced and visiting scholars and students from Ukraine share their experience at Penn.

Kristen de Groot



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.

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Bloomberg

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.

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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.

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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.

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Philadelphia Magazine

And the Philly region’s award-winning 2023 commencement speakers are…

Idina Menzel will deliver Penn’s main commencement address, while “Abbott Elementary’s” Quinta Brunson will speak to the graduating class of the Graduate School of Education.

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