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Statement from Penn President Amy Gutmann on the repeal of DACA

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it will begin to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status granted to an estimated 800,000 young people in the US, pending further action by Congress. The University has vigorously reaffirmed the commitments that first made in November 2016.

Read the Message dated September 5, 2017

Penn Futures Project Names Inaugural Calvin Bland Fellows

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the University’s Penn Futures Project (PFP) announced the names of the first Calvin Bland Faculty Fellows.  Supported by a $2 million endowment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fellows will collaborate on research aimed at improving the lives of at-risk young men and boys of color and their families.  The Fellows were selected from the faculty at the Schools of Nursing (Penn Nursing), Graduate School of Education (GSE) and Social Policy & Practice (SP2).

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Diversity Events

Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America

Aug. 1–Jul. 15, 2018 Penn Museum

James Brister Society 25th Anniversary

Apr. 6-7, 2018, Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom Street

Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Ways Forward

Through Aug. 12, 2018, Institute of Contemporary Art

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