Campus & Community

Sniffing for science

In the “Citizen Science” course at the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center, Meghan Ramos and Tessa Seales work with dog owners to enhance their pups’ scent detection skills, with an eye toward bolstering the Center’s research.

Katherine Unger Baillie

Penn alumnus and staff member named TIAA Difference Maker

The two-time Penn alumnus and staff member at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships has been selected as a TIAA Difference Maker 100 honoree for his efforts to improve nutrition for the young people of West Philadelphia.

Jill DiSanto

GovLabPHL embeds academic research into city government

As a part of the Philadelphia Behavioral Science Initiative, Penn faculty members connect with the City of Philadelphia to use innovative research data to inform more effective programs and policies.

Jill DiSanto



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

In Philly galleries, three must-see shows for December

The Arthur Ross Gallery is host to “Citizen Salon,” a crowd-sourced exhibition of works chosen by Philadelphia’s art community. The show will be on display through March 24.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

For democracy to flourish, we must fight the assault on free press

In an op-ed, President Amy Gutmann wrote about the role of journalism and free speech in democracy. “I am grateful for journalists who go to work every day to champion open inquiry and constitutional democracy. In many ways, these days are darker than we have seen in some time. But every day, you go to work on behalf of free speech and honest and open inquiry,” she wrote.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

The 2018 Inquirer Industry Icons Awards

President Amy Gutmann was among those honored for outstanding business leadership with a 2018 Industry Icon Award.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Philly’s newest Rhodes Scholar is public school kid who overcame a devastating loss

Senior Anea Moore of Philadelphia was profiled for her academic accomplishments. Moore has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and will be studying public policy at the University of Oxford after she graduates from Penn.

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The Washington Post

Bloomberg gift to Hopkins to help middle-income families as well as the poor

Vice President of Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt spoke about Penn’s endowment for undergraduate financial aid and its support for low-income students.

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