A weekly roundup of news around higher education.
Mercedes-Benz’s Nathan Tan, a supervisor of advertising, was hosted on campus last night by MUSE, Penn’s undergraduate marketing club. He discussed Mercedes’ strategies for survival as a luxury car brand in a slowly recovering economy.
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Representatives from 59 think tanks across the continent convened at the first-ever North American Think Tank Summit, organized by Penn's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, in Washington, D.C.
The Penn Law School Website and FactCheck.org, an Annenberg Public Policy Center project,
were nominated for Webby Awards last Wednesday.
After treatment from doctors in Boston and a nurturing environment fostered by the Penn community, College freshman Gillian Reny, who was injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, can walk — with occasional pain — and is getting ready to cap off her first year at college.
part of the Penn Women’s Center’s Voices of Change project, Amy Gutmann
discusses her experiences as a woman at Penn in a video released yesterday.
Last Saturday, Penn Pakistan
Society hosted the first annual Penn Pakistan Conference to open a dialogue
about issues pertaining to Pakistan and its increasing global presence.
Neil Blumenthal, Wharton MBA graduate and
co-founder of Warby Parker, a successful prescription eyeglass and sunglass
company, spoke yesterday at Huntsman Hall about his company's journey pipe dream to popularity.
Nearly 29 years after Michael Fitts arrived at Penn — 14 of which he served as dean of Penn Law School — Fitts is preparing to depart for his new post as President of Tulane University.
The Huffington Post founder spoke at Huntsman Hall on Monday.
Billy Peelle, a 1995 College graduate, double majored in art history and political science before delving into hospitality and eventually restaurant management — which he says his Penn education made possible.
The Science Policy Group, an organization of Penn graduate students from a variety of fields, organized a trip to Capitol Hill on March 26 to lobby for the passage of a bill that would increase NIH funds from $30 billion to $32 billion for fiscal year 2015.
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano received the Beacon Award from the Trustees' Council of Penn Women in recognition of her commitment to the advancement of women and gender equity.
Imagine playing tetris with the Philadelphia skyline as a backdrop.
The ranking system is controversial and some charge it does not give a full picture of a college's worth.
Tony Sinanis, a student in a three-year program that allows people with full-time jobs as
educational leaders to attend GSE classes, was recently named New York State Elementary Principal of the Year.
Since coming to Philadelphia 28 years ago, Helen Gym has become one of the most prominent city activists.
French macarons in passion fruit cheesecake, matcha red bean and lavender sesame
caramel flavors are available at Audabon.
Journalist and author Alan Light of “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah’” talked about Leonard Cohen’s popular single “Hallelujah” Thursday evening at the Kelly Writers House.
Friends and family of former Penn President Sheldon Hackney remembered his life in Irvine Auditorium on Thursday night.