Campus & Community

A passion for addressing ‘meaningful causes’ with data

Senior Angelina Heyler, a systems science and engineering major who is submatriculating in Penn’s data science accelerated master’s program, spent her time at Penn fostering a passion for applied problem solving, building community, and playing Ultimate Frisbee.

Erica K. Brockmeier

Embracing academic, athletic, and creative pursuits

Along with being a physics major, a member of the gymnastics team, and a leader of Penn Dischord, senior Edie Noor Graber has also spent the last four years engaging with the West Philadelphia community and exploring her Jewish identity.

Erica K. Brockmeier

In the News

Higher Ed Dive

Here’s what happened when 3 colleges, including the University of Pennsylvania, went test optional

Dean of Admissions Whitney Soule reports a 34% boost in applications for Penn’s first year of test-optional admissions, 2020-21, with sustained increases in numbers and application diversity into 2022.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia names new board chair in continued leadership transition

President Liz Magill is announced as a new member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.



Richmond law school is latest to drop slaveholding namesake

Penn Carey Law has said that it will remove the name of former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice Roger Brooke Taney from one of its buildings. Taney wrote the 1857 majority opinion that upheld slavery.


Philadelphia Citizen

The West Philly housing crisis that was utterly avoidable

An in-depth examination looks at the solution that might have put a stop to the UC Townhomes housing crisis, with a glimpse at what President Liz Magill and her office are doing to help.


Architectural Digest

The 53 prettiest college campuses in America

The University of Pennsylvania is ranked as America’s 28th prettiest college campus due to its Collegiate Gothic architecture.