February 27, 2019Egypt on Display
During its Building Transformation Project, the Penn Museum is opening a new Ancient Egypt exhibition to display artifacts and highlight their conservation.
February 27, 2019PennDesign Renamed After Fashion Icon Stuart Weitzman
PennDesign has been renamed the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design in honor of the fashion icon and Wharton alumnus' lifetime commitment and support to Penn.
February 25, 2019Penn Sophomore Claire Sliney’s Film Wins Oscar
University of Pennsylvania sophomore Claire Sliney’s film Period. End of Sentence won an Academy Award for best documentary short subject. Period follows a group of girls and women in a rural village outside New Delhi who fight back against India’s deeply rooted stigma surrounding menstruation. Sliney, a Los Angeles native, has been involved in the project since her freshman year in high school at the Oakwood School.
February 13, 2019Pint-size philosophers
By engaging with Philadelphia elementary students and high school teachers, Penn professor Karen Detlefsen is opening young minds to a new kind of philosophical thinking.
February 11, 2019PennDesign Partners with Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
The Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the School of Design has entered into a five-year collaborative research agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to assist in activities leading to the study and preservation of Taliesin and Taliesin West. The partnership will allow students and faculty to engage in graduate studios, internships, seminars, and theses on topics related to the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.