Safe Harbor, Fitful Prospects
How Philadelphia has repelled, attracted, and been reinvigorated by refugees.
DJ “Michael the Lion” (also a researcher and lecturer in the Weitzman School of Design) is a big believer in the nighttime economy.
Three Penn alumni amassed three varied and valuable private collections, then bequeathed them to Philadelphia and the world. But what drove Mütter, Barnes, and Rosenbach?
The Hunger to End Hunger
As the head of the largest hunger relief organization in the Philadelphia region, George Matysik is passionate about rooting out food insecurity, reducing food waste, and reimagining school lunches. His work ethic and drive were molded during an unorthodox, decade-long journey through Penn.
Two Apologies, and a Reckoning Over Human Remains
Apologies issued over treatment of human remains.
Penn Gives $100 Million for City Schools
Penn donates $100 million for Philadelphia schools.
Silk, Sweat, and Socialism
A new book examines a forgotten component of the labor movement.
Latest Philadelphia “First”: World Heritage City
With a Penn assist, Philadelphia named first US World Heritage City.