Campus & Community

Transcript: Side gigs for good

Life As It Was No Evidence of Disease (N.E.D.) (Written by John Boggess and William Winter) Water from wine, hunger from bread in a world filled with answers I see the light go on in your head, never seen something darker So I am here to remind you, there is no cure for human Leave your conscious behind you we’ll shine When too many tears have watered the earth There will bloom forth a glorious paradise A brave world beautiful and innocent, so alive And we’ll be avatars, wondering thru this universe Searching for life as it was

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

A 2021 Rhodes Scholar for Penn

May graduate Mackenzie Fierceton from St. Louis been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and is currently completing her master’s degree in clinical social work.

Ron Ozio

Farewell, Phyllis!

We’re grateful for your wise counsel, friendship, humor, advice, book recommendations, and fashion sense in your 33 years at Penn. Wishing you a wonderful retirement. We’ll miss you! –Your Penn colleagues and friends



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

From the U.N. climate conference, advice for Philly as it adapts to global warming

A delegation of Penn students, researchers, and faculty who attended the COP27 climate conference offer their ideas for how Philadelphia officials can work to make the goals of the Paris Agreement a reality.

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Pennovation Works names new managing director to oversee 1.8M square feet of planned development

Denita Henderson discusses the $365 million life sciences research, development, and manufacturing facility she will oversee in her new role as managing director of Pennovation Works.

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Chronicle of Higher Education

The state with too many campuses

Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education says that Pennsylvania’s fierce competition for students stems from its large private higher education sector and declining numbers of Pennsylvanians.

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CBS Philadelphia

Meet the Phillies’ ballgirl who is also helping save lives

A profile examines Cailyn Chow of Penn Medicine, a lifelong Phillies fan who’s now a ballgirl for the World Series.

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Philadelphia Tribune

Event recognizes legacy of Judge A. Leon Higginbotham

A West Philadelphia mural has been dedicated to the late Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, formerly of Penn Carey Law, with a quote from Osagie Imasogie.

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