Campus & Community

Calling all artists

The Burrison Gallery is calling for artwork submittals to be considered for its fifth annual University Club Members Exhibit.

Play Ball!

Each summer, faculty and staff members from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania bring their sense of cooperation and collaboration onto the softball field. No matter their skill level, the players enjoy some active time together and the opportunity to strengthen their partnerships during a few sunny afternoons at Penn Park.  These SP2 summer softball games have been happening since 2013.  

Jill DiSanto



In the News


The New York Times

Penn Museum redesign aims beyond academics

Julian Siggers of the Penn Museum spoke about the galleries’ reopening. “The collection is too good for it not to be a public museum,” he said. “This is the first time when you will really be able to see how we’ve opened this museum up, deliberately targeting it for public engagement.”

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Warren’s days at Rutgers and Penn

Stephen Burbank of Carey Law and other former colleagues discussed Elizabeth Warren’s academic career and the evolution of her political views. “It was generally thought that she was the best teacher on what is, and what had been, a very strong teaching faculty,” said Burbank.

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NBC Philadelphia

The new Penn Museum: Thousands of years in the making

The Penn Museum’s re-opening celebration takes place this weekend. “What this museum does is tell the story of who we are and where we came from,” said director Julian Siggers. “And we designed our galleries with, very much, that in mind.”

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Forbes

The W.P. Carey Foundation makes record $125 million donation to the University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Law School has been renamed after receiving a $125 million gift from the W.P. Carey Foundation. “We are grateful for and inspired by their leadership and their commitment to the University,” said President Amy Gutmann.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Rain douses another Philly rush hour, but it might just rescue the foliage show

Bill Cullina of the Morris Arboretum spoke about the meteorological conditions that impact fall foliage.

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