The Dean’s Desk

March 4, 2016

Campus Dialogue

On a recent Sunday afternoon I was sitting on one of two buses coming back from the University of Pennsylvania’s Posse-Plus Retreat (PPR) with a group […]
February 22, 2016

Urban Honors

Philadelphia continues to inspire locals and visitors alike. Lonely Planet just ranked Philly at the top of US travel destinations in 2016. This follows recent accolades. […]
January 13, 2016

Explore Philly

There has never been a better time to visit the City of Brotherly Love. Use the links below, courtesy of Visit Philadelphia, to get to know […]
January 12, 2016

Philly Recognized

In November, Philadelphia was named the first World Heritage City in the United States. This honor, which my staff and I are very excited about, recognizes […]
December 11, 2015


Congratulations to our early decision admitted students. Welcome to the Penn family! We are excited for you to join the Class of 2020 and bring your […]
December 8, 2015

To ED Applicants

On Friday, we release decisions for early applications to Penn. As a collective, ED applicants are passionate, talented, and smart. Students shared with us stories of […]