A Principled Man

Nathan Mossell M1882 overcame great odds to become the first African-American graduate of Penn’s School of Medicine. He went on to found Philadelphia’s first black hospital—an achievement he never really wanted.

Safe Places

Alumni talk about the struggles to establish resources for African Americans, women, and sexual minorities on campus.

Back to the Future

Throughout the 21st century, Penn continues to make waves and reinvent itself—in surprising ways, as a bicentennial timeline from a 2102 Gazette shows.