Graduate School of Education student and College House Computing IT Support Specialist Yanatha Desouvre ecently co-authored a children’s book titled “Big Sister, Little Sister” with his daughter, Reanna.
Navy Commander Pamela Herbig Wall is pursuing a doctorate in nursing at Penn while stationed with the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
On Sunday, Penn alumni ran in the ODDyssey half marathon in honor of their friend, 2001 College graduate Ari Johnson, who committed suicide in February of this year. Team Ari raised over $65,000 for Active Minds, a mental health organization located on college campuses across the country.
The University announced Wednesday that Anita Allen, a professor in the Law School, will succeed Lynn Hollen Lees as vice provost for faculty starting July 1.
Daniel Mindiola has been appointed the fourth Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.
A favorite of Penn students for the past five years, Don Memo Mexican Restaurant will close its doors on June 8.
The Penn Bookstore is undergoing renovations this summer from June 3 to early August in preparation for the fall semester.
Anita Raghavan’s “The Billionaire’s Apprentice,” released earlier this week, details the circumstances that led to the indictment of hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam in 2009.
To make up a $300 million-plus shortfall, the School Reform Commission passed a bare-bones budget that will force schools to open in the fall without new books or paper and will strip schools of arts, music and athletics programs.
Lentil will become an ambassador for a currently developing program that will partner with Penn Vet and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Fels Institute of Government professor and former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies entered the race for her old seat in Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district last week after months of speculation.
The gallery “Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster,” which opened this past Sunday, traces the depiction of black bodies in politically driven campaigns.
Several members of Penn’s Turkish community were only blocks away from the violence of the protests in Taksim Square, while others have friends and family nearby.