PHILADELPHIA — For decades, the University of Pennsylvania has held hundreds of skulls that once were used to promote white supremacy through racist scientific research. As part of a growing effort among museums to reevaluate the curation of human remains, the Ivy League school laid some of the remains to rest last week, specifically those […]

Morgan McIntosh takes a break from an NLWC practice, August, 2023. (ed note: bumped from Fanposts; thanks JiC!–jp) I’m been pondering this idea that while Penn State Wrestling still cherishes the “Biggest Ass Kicking Competition in the World” also know as the NCAA Tournament, the program has transcended the field and it appears to be […]

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill testifies before a House Education and The Workforce Committee hearing titled “Holding Campus Leaders Accountable and Confronting Antisemitism” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2023. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

Senior butterfly swimmer Peter Lee founded Penn’s chapter this school year By Andrea Mendoza 2 hours ago Credit: Emmi Wu In a step to making Penn’s student-athlete community a more inclusive space, national organization Athlete Ally has opened a new chapter. Athlete Ally, in the words of chapter founder and senior butterfly swimmer Peter Lee, […]

Penn State basketball kicks its season off against Delaware State on the first day of college basketball! By misdreavus79 on November 6, 2023 2:11 pm The day is here! The much anticipated and intriguing 2023-24 basketball season is upon us. We’ve spoken about Penn State’s rebuilt roster, and whether a combination of high end mid-major […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For doctoral student and agricultural educator Mia Sullivan, traveling to Uganda this past summer with Penn State’s Global Teach Ag Network will be the foundation for her studies and future career. “Teachers are the same across oceans and borders,” said Sullivan, who is studying for her doctoral degree in education, development, […]

Guest Column | True freedom is permitting students to learn how to make up their own minds By David Koff 3 hours ago Sheldon Hackney, pictured here in Oct. 1981, was the President of the University from 1981 to 1993. (Photo from University Archives and Records Center) During my time as an undergrad at Penn, […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Mamphela Ramphele, a world-renowned activist, medical doctor, academic and political thinker, will visit Penn State Oct. 9-11 for a series of discussions, class engagements and talks focused on her work advocating for social justice, human rights and building global community. Ramphele co-founded of the Black Consciousness Movement with South African apartheid […]

Penn Museum archaeologists are excavating Philadelphia’s Black Bottom with the Heritage West Project. Credit: Nathaniel Sirlin Archaeologists at the Penn Museum are working with community members to excavate West Philadelphia’s Black Bottom.   Starting in early August, archaeologists began digging at the Community Education Center — a nonprofit organization focused on encouraging artistic expression — […]

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Karen Kim, vice provost for research at the University of Chicago, has been named dean of Penn State College of Medicine, effective Sept. 1. Kim was selected following a national search, and will succeed Kevin Black, who has served as interim dean since 2019. Kim is the Sara and Harold Lincoln […]

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