Campus & Community

A legacy of leadership

Dean Pam Grossman has guided Penn’s Graduate School of Education through a capital campaign, a global pandemic, a historic building expansion, and unprecedented growth with ambition and compassion.

From Penn GSE

The history-making Law dean’s eight dynamic years

During his tenure, Penn Carey Law School Dean Ted Ruger closed the largest gift ever to a law school, revitalized the faculty and the curriculum, and handled the pandemic masterfully.

From Penn Carey Law

‘Ritual and Remembrance’

Work by four artists in the current Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition, “Songs for Ritual and Remembrance,” uplift histories that have been repressed and underrepresented, including those of enslaved people and oppressed laborers.

Louisa Shepard

In the News


A degree from this Ivy League university can add over $80,000 to your salary—it’s not Harvard or Yale

A Penn degree can add an estimated $80,000 a year to a graduate’s salary, with commentary from alumna Emma Morgenstern.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn Medicine opens walk-in crisis response center at Cedar Avenue campus

Penn Medicine has relocated its crisis response center to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Cedar Avenue campus in West Philadelphia. The facility opened with remarks from Maria Oquendo.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn biomedical scientists move into new uCity complex with 115,000 square feet of lab space

More than 50 Penn scientists and staff, including the Perelman School of Medicine’s Drew Weissman, are moving into 115,000 square feet of new lab space in the 13-story One uCity Square building.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Benjamin Franklin Parkway is getting a redesign. You can weigh in on the changes

Penn partnered with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in 2013 to make the Benjamin Franklin Parkway more vibrant, accessible, and welcoming to pedestrians and tourists.


WHYY (Philadelphia)

‘Safety zones,’ campus monitors, and gun detection systems make up Philadelphia’s back-to-school safety plan

Penn is funding the expansion of a program for the School District of Philadelphia to provide Safe Path monitors that watch violence around campus, providing mentorship and conducting conflict mediation for students.