News Archives

A Time Traveling Harriet Tubman, Brought to Life on Stage
Penn Today | Wed, 02/19/2020
In English faculty Lorene Cary’s first play, Harriet Tubman toggles between her 19th-century life and a present-day Philadelphia prison where she recruits soldiers to fight with her in the Civil War.
Stay Strong, Penn
International Student & Scholar Services | Fri, 02/14/2020
View a video from students, staff, and faculty from across campus, sending a positive message to our Penn community.  Our hearts go out to our Penn community and families around the globe that have been impacted by the recent coronavirus outbreak. Let's stand together to keep Penn healthy, welcoming and understanding.  Produced by Penn Global International Student and Scholar Services in partnership with Penn students, staff, and faculty.
Exhibition Showcases the Brilliance of Black Women Writers
Penn Today | Fri, 02/14/2020
A new Penn Libraries show features materials from the Joanna Banks collection. A companion symposium on Black women writing across genres begins on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Future Collaborators and Scientific Pioneers at the Women in STEM Symposium
Penn Today | Thu, 02/13/2020
Graduate students and faculty across Penn met to share their work and discuss solutions for issues faced by women in STEM.
Penn Experts Reflect on the Legacy of Susan B. Anthony and Voting Rights
Penn Today | Thu, 02/13/2020
This year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment as well as the bicentennial of Susan B. Anthony’s birth. Penn experts reflect on Anthony’s legacy and voting rights today.
2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Frequently Asked Questions
Wellness at Penn | Fri, 01/31/2020
Penn continues to monitor and provide Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) updates online. You can check the Student Health Service and Campus Health websites for updates. Major notifications and announcements may also be shared via email.
Penn Spectrum Weekend
Penn Alumni | Fri, 10/04/2019
Join us on October 4-6, 2019 for a weekend-long conference and celebration taking place on Penn’s Campus bringing together alumni and students for dialogue centered on issues of cultural identity and intersectionalities including topics specific to the Black, Latinx, Native, Asian, LGBTQ+, Muslim, first generation, low-income communities. We welcome and invite alumni and allies from all backgrounds as well as all current Penn undergraduate and graduate students.
César de la Fuente Named Penn Presidential Professor
Penn Medicine News | Thu, 07/11/2019
César de la Fuente, PhD, has joined the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania as a Presidential Assistant Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Microbiology, in addition to the department of Bioengineering at Penn. 
Annenberg Presidential Associate Professor Sarah J. Jackson
Annenberg School News Release | Thu, 05/23/2019
Sarah J. Jackson was appointed as Annenberg Presidential Associate Professor.  Her work focuses on narratives of race and gender in the media.
AD Calhoun named chair of NCAA Division I Council
Penn Today | Wed, 01/30/2019
Grace Calhoun, director of athletics and recreation at Penn, has been named the incoming chair of the NCAA Division I Council, a high-level group responsible for the day-to-day decision-making for Division I.