Articles by Allison Herzig

10/23/13 7:43pm
The Penn Glee Club will perform the National Anthem, at Phila.‘s largest regatta, giving them a chance to perform so close to campus.
09/16/13 8:03pm
The first “Dinner with Gregory” of the year will take place this evening at 6 p.m. and will host College of Arts and Sciences Dean Dennis DeTurck.
03/27/13 12:14am

Wharton professors deliver TEDTalks-style lectures

At the fourth annual Wharton Biztalks, faculty members gave presentations on their current research interests.
03/13/13 1:13am
Richard Dawkins — evolutionary biologist and former Oxford University professor — addressed a crowd of about 1,500 with a lecture titled “Proof, Science and Skepticism” for the Philomathean Society’s Annual Oration, in celebration of the group’s 200th anniversary.
02/19/13 10:22pm
English and cinema studies professor Peter Decherney brought film producer and screenwriter Armyan Bernstein to speak to his “Hollywood Film Industry” class.
02/14/13 11:02pm

Folk musician engages students at Writers House

For Valentine’s Day, a veteran of the 1960s folk music revival shared his music and story with a small crowd of students and fans.
01/24/13 10:45pm
Last night, a proud son presented his distinguished father to more than 100 students and faculty in Huntsman Hall.
01/15/13 12:38am
Manny Diaz, who served as mayor of Miami from 2001 to 2009, spoke Monday night to a room of sixty about growing up — and later governing — in that city.
01/13/13 10:27pm
The Artist-in-Residence program exhibited West Philadelphia artists in their annual “Friends and Neighbors” show this weekend.
11/16/12 12:24am

Professors lay a blueprint for the use of proof in architecture

Marilyn Taylor, dean of PennDesign, said the goal of the event was to take the abstract subject of proof and “make it directly relevant to design.”
11/02/12 12:20am
This year, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology invited Philadelphia muralist Cesar Viveros to create a Day of the Dead altar of his own. VIDEO: Celebrating Día de los Muertos with the Penn Museum
10/26/12 12:40am

Professors, politicians lead panel on the nation's housing future

The panelists emphasized the importance of private capital, government regulation and a balance between economic dynamism and security.
09/28/12 12:03am
The Center for the Advanced Study of India is celebrating 20 years of serving as a hub for research on India at Penn.
09/21/12 12:33am
The event showcased small businesses along Baltimore Avenue, from 42nd to 50th streets, selling samples of their goods for only a dollar.
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