Honoring Our Veterans
Facebook | Wed, 11/11/2020
Penn President Amy Gutmann payed tribute to our veterans on Veteran's Day 2020 as part of America 250's monthlong effort to celebrate veterans and active duty service members.
New Penn Initiative to Preserve African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites
Weitzman School of Design | Tue, 10/13/2020
Penn's Stuart Weitzman School of Design is launching a new initiative to advance the understanding and sustainable conservation of heritage sites relating to African American struggles for equality, from before the passage of the 14th Amendment to the present day.
The Penn Experience: Racism, Reconciliation, and Engagement
SP2 News | Wed, 10/07/2020
For more than a century, spearheading social change has always been at the core of Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice’s (SP2) knowledge-building activities and practice. But partnering with the School of Dental Medicine on such work is one thing we’ve never done before.
How a brilliant biologist was failed by science
BBC | Wed, 10/07/2020
Roger Arliner Young’s brilliance made her the first black woman in the US to hold a doctorate in zoology. But her academic promise was failed by a system too rooted in prejudice to accept her as an equal.
Parsing the History and Health Effects of Structural Racism
LDI News | Thu, 10/01/2020
The historical roots and contemporary tentacles of structural racism were the subject of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' latest virtual seminar on October 16 that brought together five top experts on race and health.