Student Archive

  • Ph.D. candidate Erynn Johnson is using 3-D printing to see how ancient seashells evolved.

  • Penn Arts and Sciences alumnae create a network of women to support undergraduate students and recent College graduates.

  • Dean’s Scholar Jaron Ma, C’17, on his wide horizons as a VIPER student.

  • History major Hannah Fagin, C’17, sheds new light on Philadelphia’s Columbia Avenue Race Riot.

  • Joyce’s novel inspires Bloomsday celebrations and creative student work.

  • Julia Spandorfer, C’17, on child development and critical feedback.

  • A Q&A with PORES Director John Lapinski



  • In partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, History of Art graduate students participate in an object-based learning workshop.

  • Bonus content section for the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of the OMNIA magazine.

  • Samuel Holzman, a doctoral student in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, has discovered that Phrygian artifacts contradict descriptions found in Greek and Roman writing.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, C’85, was the guest speaker at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, held on May 14. Egan’s most recent novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. She is the author of four other books and numerous stories, and has also received honors for her nonfiction writing.

  • A new course brings together students from divergent disciplines with the hope of finding common ground.

  • Jessie Lu, C’17, held a summer 2016 internship working at the Philadelphia-based headquarters of the Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC).

  • In her senior year, Isabella Auchus, C’17, has already presented research at the annual conference of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) that may help us better understand and differentiate anxiety and depression.

  • During Alumni Weekend 2017, presenters provided quick, expert takes on topics ranging from 3-D models of galaxies to the history of animal nutrition science.

  • Writing course offers creative study of the iconic songwriter and Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan.

  • In an op-ed, Ashley Gorham, a doctoral student in political science, explores the zeal of WikiLeaks and the opinions of Anonymous.

  • Ivan Sandoval will be student speaker.

  • Ph.D. student Nicole Welk-Joerger on cows, unintended consequences, and deciding what we value.

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