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

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

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

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



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For my low-income family, biking is not recreation. ‘It’s survival’

In an Op-Ed, Sarahi Franco-Morales describes her immigrant family’s use of bikes to survive on a low income and her recent acceptance at Penn.

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Forbes

The majority of America’s top-ranked colleges will be led by a woman or person of color this fall

Eleven of the top 20 colleges in America will be led by a woman or person of color by next fall, with Penn helmed by President Liz Magill.

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TheGrio

John L. Jackson Jr. named the University of Pennsylvania’s next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn has selected Annenberg dean John L. Jackson Jr. as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost, with a statement from President Liz Magill.

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn names two-time dean as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication will become Penn’s new provost.

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