Campus & Community

Hey Day 2018

When they graduate next year, students in the Class of 2019 will remember April 26 as the heyday of their college lives. Hey Day is the annual rite of passage for juniors, when they move up the class ranks to become seniors.

Jacquie Posey

Youngsters dream big during visit to Penn

On Thursday, April 26, the Division of Human Resources at Penn hosted “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” More than 400 family groups participated in the fun.

Student startups on view

On Friday, April 27, University students with innovative startups will join with investors for the Penn Wharton Startup Showcase.

Working the core without making a splash

Yoga requires balance, an engaged core, contorting the body into unusual positions, calculated breathing. Now imagine doing that while floating on a paddle board. That’s what several participants did at Sheerr Pool as part of “Spring into Wellness Week.”

Michele W. Berger



In the News


Chronicle of Higher Education

How colleges are sparing birds’ lives and conserving energy

Penn landscape planner Chloe Cerwinka discussed her work advocating for more bird-friendly architecture on campus.

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6ABC.com

Video: Penn Museum’s Middle East gallery

The Penn Museum has unveiled its gallery of Middle Eastern art and antiquities. The new gallery, which covers nearly 10,000 years of history, is the first in a series to be installed at the Museum during the next several years.

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WBUR Radio (Boston)

Can gentrification be a good thing?

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School and the Penn Institute for Urban Research joined other experts for a conversation about gentrification.

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CBS Philadelphia

Big concerns ‘lanternfly’ could damage some Pennsylvania exports

Anthony Aiello of the Morris Arboretum discussed measures for limiting the spread of the lanternfly, an invasive species new to Pennsylvania that feeds on grapes and orchards.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

76ers owner Josh Harris gives $1 million gift to Penn wrestling

Penn wrestling coach Roger Reina said that the gift was a game-changer both financially and symbolically. “In addition to the strategic elements to support the program, it’s also an inspiration to our student-athletes; it’s an inspiration to our staff, to our alumni and recruits,” said Reina.

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