August 19, 2019The Sachs Program is Hiring!
The Sachs Program is seeking a part-time temporary administrative assistant to support the Associate Director in the office for 15 hours a week. The duration of this position is September – May, for a total of 33 weeks.
August 12, 2019Penn Remembers and Celebrates Toni Morrison
August 8, 2019Stuart Weitzman School of Design to Honor Award Recipients
The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design has selected KPF cofounder A. Eugene Kohn as the 2019 recipient of the Kanter Tritsch Medal for Excellence in Architecture and Environmental Design, and the Regional Plan Association's (RPA) Fourth Regional Plan as the inaugural recipient of the Witte-Sakamoto Family Medal in City and Regional Planning.
August 8, 2019Senior Shares His Experience Interning with Opera Philadelphia
Leo Sarbanes joined Opera Philadelphia through Penn’s Summer Humanities Internship Program coordinated through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships. He is working to create a curriculum guide for city public school teachers about September's annual opera festival, O19. “For a genre that doesn’t always seem the most relevant for the younger generation, it’s so important to show students that opera is as modern as it gets,” Sarbanes says.
August 8, 2019Cinema Studies Professor Interviewed by Boise State Public Radio After Winning ‘1 Potato Award’
The 1 Potato screenwriter award is given every year at the Sun Valley Film Festival. This year's winner is screenwriter and Penn Cinema Studies professor Scott Burkhardt, who wrote "Girls Are Strong Here." It's the story of a Syrian refugee whose faith is tested when an American teen and her mother are stranded at his car repair shop overnight. Guest host George Prentice speaks with Burkhardt, producer Celeste Matkika and one of the film's stars, Adrian Tafesh.