Campus & Community

A walk through history

Jenny Holzer’s landscape installation “125 Years” celebrates its 15th anniversary as an interactive text-based tribute to women’s legacies at Penn.

Tina Rodia

A Rhodes for Penn

Penn senior Anea Moore has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Considered one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Rhodes is highly competitive. 

Jill DiSanto

First snow

The earliest record of accumulated snow in Pennsylvania fell in October, 1972. This year's first snow wasn't as record-breaking, but it was an unexpected, one-day autumnal wonderland.

Penn Today Staff

The Power of Penn in London

In London, President Amy Gutmann presented the vision for the University’s $4.1 billion campaign, The Power of Penn.

Penn Today Staff

Celebrating 30 years with Stimulus Children’s Theatre

The campus theater group focused on entertaining children marked its 30th anniversary with performances during Homecoming Weekend, along with an alumni gala at the Platt Student Performing Arts House.

Jill DiSanto

Showcasing veteran voices

After regularly searching through campus events, sophomore James “J.D.” Goins says he had a difficult time finding activities that showcased veteran voices. To change that, he is launching a series of campus conversations, bringing veterans who are now involved in business, politics, and other industries to Penn to share their insights on success.

Jill DiSanto



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

Credit card ‘travel hacking’: Wharton MBAs offer tips to get the most out of your rewards in 2019

At an on-campus event co-hosted by Wharton Common Cents club and the Travel & Hospitality Club, MBA students led a skill share on “travel hacking,” which allows consumers to leverage credit card reward policies to optimize their spending.

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Technical.ly Philly

Here’s what Wharton’s massive startup hub will look like

Renderings of the new Tangen Hall building have been released. President Amy Gutmann said “the real motivator for this is the amazing entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of our undergraduate and graduate students who are working to do great things in the world.” The hall is named after Wharton alumnus Nicolai Tangen and his wife, Katja, whose gift made the building possible.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn’s female rowers have a new teammate. She’s 10.

The Penn women’s rowing team has “adopted” 10-year-old Keira McGrenehan, a chronically ill CHOP patient, as a part of the Team IMPACT program. “We’ve been so excited to have her with us, so we can know her and understand her difficulties and victories,” says junior Romy Simpson, one of the team’s captains.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Morris Arboretum celebrates Cherry Blossom Days: ‘Spring is definitely in the air’

Michelle Connors of the Morris Arboretum spoke about last weekend’s Cherry Blossom Days, which featured Taiko drumming and a Japanese tea ceremony.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

As Biden, Bush headline opioid panel at Penn, Kenney talks supervised injection sites

President Amy Gutmann hosted yesterday’s Silfen Forum on the opioid crisis.

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