Campus & Community

Q&A with Barbie Zelizer

Members of the media are unable to do their jobs due to creeping authoritarianism or totalitarian rule. The Center for Media at Risk hopes to bring together scholars and journalists to strategize about what can be done to resist it.

Jacquie Posey

How to help children at risk for abuse

Resources are available to protect kids from systemic child abuse. The executive director at Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research has insight and advice for everyone to help keep kids and communities safe.

Jill DiSanto , Jill DiSanto

Finally, finals

Resources for students are available 24-7 during Reading Days and Finals Week, From April 27th through May 8th.

Jill DiSanto

Empowering workers while reducing waste in Mumbai

In Mumbai, waste sorters represent a crucial yet marginalized labor pool, diverting would-be trash from landfills by sorting and selling recyclables. President’s Engagement Prize recipients Svanika Balasubramanian and Peter Wang Hjemdahl will connect these workers to larger recycling operations through a digital marketplace.

Katherine Unger Baillie



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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