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George Rosa

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We Can Swim: an 'opportunity to change culture'

The importance of swimming is what brought Clarissa Palmer, Daniel Schupsky and Marc Christian together to found We Can Swim!, a nonprofit group that provides swimming education for underserved children in West Philadelphia.

April 27, 2014

Winners say PennApps is about more than results

The former participants said their experiences prepared them to make an impact in the world with innovative products, many of which incubated in those intensive 48 hours.

February 13, 2014

Protests in Brazil inspire students abroad

Mass anti-government protests in Sao Paulo are both exciting and frightful for Penn students currently in Brazil, or with ties to the country.

July 2, 2013

Video Vault offers alternative to the Rave

Every second Thursday of the month, Andrew’s Video Vault screens films that are nearly impossible to encounter elsewhere.

January 10, 2013

Morris Arboretum takes students outside the university bubble

Stand on Locust Walk for an afternoon. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a student who’s heard of the Morris Arboretum, much less one who can even pronounce the name correctly.

November 26, 2012

Freshmen welcomed home at Convocation

One year ago today, freshmen took cover from a rainstorm at the Palestra as Penn President Amy Gutmann declared them the most talented and diverse class Penn had ever seen. Tonight, they did it again.

September 4, 2012

Expert panel debates U.S.-China relations at the Penn Club

The panel, “From Confrontation to Coopetition: 40 Years of U.S.-China Relations,” served as both a look to the past and a forecast of the future.

June 20, 2012

Philadelphia 'brownouts' raise concerns over fire risk

Although brownouts have been in use for decades, several recent fire incidents have called into question the safety of the practice, which affects fire engines and ladders city-wide.

May 30, 2012

Rekindle Reason offers cookies in exchange for souls on Locust Walk

On Friday afternoon, members of Rekindle Reason, a campus atheist group, outdid Klondike. They offered Locust Walk passersby the chance to sign away their souls for chocolate chip cookies.

April 22, 2012

MBAs, undergrads run in first Wharton 5K

The Wharton Veterans Club had strong representation at the first annual Undergraduate and MBA 5K Race for Charity, which was co-hosted by the Wharton Council and the Wharton Roadrunners & Triathletes Club.

April 9, 2012

Conference explores life transformation through microfinance

The sixth annual Penn Microfinance Conference took place Saturday in Huntsman Hall. The conference explored how individuals have transformed their lives through microfinance.

March 26, 2012

Marwan Muasher speaks to students on Arab Spring

On Wednesday evening, the Law School hosted Marwan Muasher to speak on “The Arab Awakening: One Year On.” Muasher’s career has spanned stints with the Jordanian ministry, diplomatic service and the World Bank.

February 23, 2012

Asian Playboy talks about his career as a professional Casanova

The Asian Pacific Student Coalition hosted JT Tran on Feb. 9 in Huntsman Hall.

February 10, 2012

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