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Retiring 'PAACH mom' Kusum Soin helped generations of students find a home at Penn

Now having laughed with, worked in, and befriended the Penn community for more than 18 years, Soin is retiring from her position as the first lone staff member at the Pan-Asian American Community House.

05/14/19 2:12am
An astronomer, architect, and nursing dean: spotlighting Penn's honorary degree recipients

This year’s cohort of recipients includes singer Jon Bon Jovi, Nobel Prize-winning doctor Denis Mukwege, animal rights and autism advocate Temple Grandin, astronomer Jill Tarter, and recently deceased Senator Richard Lugar.

05/11/19 5:13pm


In Photos | U-Night 2019 In Photos | U-Night 2019
05/01/19 12:40am

Members of the Class of 2021 gathered on College Green to attend the U-Night, a new tradition for Penn sophomores planned by Class Board 2021. The event featured free food, multiple raffles, speeches from Provost Wendell Pritchett and Penn President Amy Gutmann, and a lantern-lighting ceremony to symbolize class unity and celebrate the transition to junior year. Photos by Emily Xu.

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