Adding Joy into Textbooks
Penn student and artist Yune Kim C’24 has hand-drawn roughly 1,000 charming, playful images to illustrate a series of Korean language textbooks used at Penn and beyond.
‘Building a Bridge’ Between LGBTQ Catholics and Their Church
Wharton grad-turned-Jesuit priest Rev. James Martin, SJ, W'82 is at the center of a new documentary film on LGBTQ Catholics.
Underground Shakespeare alumni recently reunited for a one-night-only performance with special meaning behind it.
Students from across multiple Penn a cappella groups united to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at a recent Phillies game.
Biology professor Philip A. Rea doesn't just study the natural world through his science—he also photographs it.
Students’ Spring Shows Go Virtual
In a year unlike any other, student performance groups have figured out how to take their spring shows virtual—in the process opening them up to broader audiences.
What It’s Like to Be a Composer During a Pandemic
Grad student Ania Vu Gr'22 is grappling with what it means to be a composer during a pandemic. Here she discusses the challenges, silver linings, and surprising ways that the past year has impacted her and other composers.
Still Putting on a Show
Multiple Penn theatre alumni have reunited for this interactive virtual musical.
Arts Preview: Homecoming at Home
Homecoming at Penn may look different this year, but it still includes a packed schedule of virtual arts-oriented programming.
Post-doctoral researcher Khoa Tran is translating concepts into comics and turning scientists into superheroes.
Two students recently launched an LGBTQ-interest publication by and for the Penn community
Singing Across Social Distance
Penn alumni and student singers are continuing to make music during the pandemic—and getting creative with their videos of those performances.
Editing ‘Tiger King’
Cinema Studies alum Dylan Hansen-Fliedner C’14 helped edit 'Tiger King' into the smash-hit docuseries it became.
‘Re-Covering the Ney’
PhD candidate Juan Castrillón created an exhibition of classic reed flutes—and even with Van Pelt closed, you can still visit it online and watch him play one.
InterAct’s Alumni-Packed Production
From actors to the creative team, alumni involvement runs deep in this production of "Man of God"—an example of how Penn grads are embedding themselves in Philly's theatre scene.
Milton Reads Shakespeare
How Claire M.L. Bourne’s Gr’13 essay helped unmask the famous 17th-century poet who marked up a copy of the Bard’s First Folio.