Student Archive

  • Featured below is a sample of talks from this year's 60-Second Slam, a annual lecture-off held during Penn's Alumni Weekend. This month's featured lectures include:

     

  • Amy Summer and Kurt Koehler, student interns sponsored by the Center for the Advanced Study of India, blog about their experiences.

  • Featured below is a sample of talks from this year's 60-Second Slam, a annual lecture-off held during Penn's Alumni Weekend. This month's featured lectures include:

  • New center lets students get hands-on with Penn Museum’s vast collection

  • Each spring, Penn Arts and Sciences names 20 students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as Dean’s Scholars. This honor is presented annually at the Levin Family Dean’s Forum to students who exhibit exceptional academic performance and intellectual promise.

    College of Arts and Sciences

    Deqa Farah, C’15, International Relations

    Xingting Gong, C’15, Mathematics and Physics

  • Shadrack Frimpong, C’15, has been chosen as one of five undergraduates to receive the first annual President’s Engagement Prizes, awarded to Penn students to design and undertake fully funded local, national, or global engagement projects during the year after they graduate. Frimpong will receive $50,000 for living expenses and as much as $100,000 for project implementation expenses to establish a girls’ school and medical clinic in Ghana. The prizes have been generously supported by University Trustee Judith Bollinger, WG’81, PAR’14, and William G.

  • Visual Studies majors put it all together.

  • Penn undergraduates introduce local high school students to the philosophical study of education.

  • Penn undergraduate named 2015 Society of Chemical Industry Scholar.

  • History of Art doctoral student Iggy Cortez examines nighttime filming.

  • Danny DiIulio, C’15, and the Fox Leadership Initiative build bonds on the personal level.

  • The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities brings together a wide range of experts for its Urban Nature, Natural City event.

  • Doctoral candidate in history Thomas Brinkerhoff discusses political propaganda in mid-20th-century Argentina.

  • Deqa Farah, C’15, discusses the Somali diaspora.

  • M.Phil. candidate Chris Mustazza is investigating—and making accessible—a lost archive of poets reading their work.

  • Graduate student Beatrice Markiewicz is using novel techniques to disassemble the amyloid proteins responsible for diseases like Alzheimer’s.

  • Rutendo Chigora, C’15, talks about her plans and her social venture in Zimbabwe.

  • The Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute for Pre-Freshmen opens minds—and doors.

  • Assistant Professor Margaret Bruchac is building an interdisciplinary program on long-term strengths.

  • Undergraduate Benjamin Fogel examines the effectiveness of the United Nations’ efforts.

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