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Campus Events

  • Supporting AAPI Arts

    The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation is inviting the Penn community to apply for funding for projects that are led by or primarily serving Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Artists and Communities. Applications are accepted through May 1.

  • Bronze sculpture of Benjamin Franklin.
    Water Policy

    In recognition of Earth Day, this special 60-Second Lecture from the School of Arts & Sciences will feature Howard Neukrug, a professor of practice and executive director of the Water Center. Neukrug will talk about water policy in relation to climate policy.

  • Medical personnel in scrubs, white coats and face masks kneel on the field at Franklin Field, one holds a sign with the letters BLM surrounded by a heart.
    Health Sciences and Black Lives Matter

    The Penn Biomedical Library hosts this discussion about Black Lives Matter in Philadelphia from the perspective of the health sciences. Topics will include COVID-19 vaccine equity and gun violence prevention. In addition to a roundtable conversation, Eugenia South, assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine, will present a keynote address.

  • Exterior of Penn Museum in daylight.
    Invisible Beauty

    The Penn Museum presents a virtual tour of archaeological science. Virtual attendees go under the microscope with Janelle Sadarananda, a Penn Ph.D. candidate in art and archaeology of the Mediterranean world.

  • A yellow and green victorian house
    Gabrielle Hamilton

    Gabrielle Hamilton, a renowned chef and owner of the restaurant Prune in New York City, discusses her cookbook of the same name. Registration is not required to attend.

  • David Hartt and Zoe Ryan
    David Hartt and Zoë Ryan

    David Hartt of the Weitzman School of Design and ICA Director Zoë Ryan discuss the influence of the built environment on social rules and modes of human behavior. The talk will draw inspiration from the exhibit ""Jessica Vaughn: Our Primary Focus Is To Be Successful."

  • Crowd looking sorrowful
    Colewell

    The Annenberg Center screens "Colewell," a 79-minute film about rural life in Colewell, Pennsylvania, and what kept office clerk Nora in the small town for so many years.

  • J.C. Cloutier standing in front of a picture of Batman.
    Comics' Lessons for Pandemic Living

    As part of the 60-Second Lectures series, sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor of English Jean-Christophe Cloutier discusses comic books and the pandemic.

  • Ambassador Locke

    The Penn Wharton China Center presents a fireside chat with former Ambassador to China Gary Locke. He will engage in conversation with the School of Law's Jacques deLisle about U.S.-China relations and recent discrimination and violence against Asian people.

  • Guided Mindful Meditation

    Marian Reiff of Penn's Counseling and Psychological Services presents a virtual workshop where participants can practice mindfulness. This will focus on breath and awareness of the body.

  • Goldstone Forum

    The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program presents the 20th Annual Goldstone Forum, featuring Robert Cialdini, who studies principles of persuasion. He will discuss social-norms-based messaging.

  • The Promise of Health Reform

    Experts discuss potential health care reforms possible during the Biden Administration, including a possible public option for insurance coverage. Tom Daschle, founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, and Ezekiel Emanuel, a professor of medical ethics and health policy in the Perelman School of Medicine, deliver keynote speeches. Rachel Werner, executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute, will deliver closing remarks.

  • College Hall in daylight in summer.
    Commencement 2021

    The University of Pennsylvania hosts its 265th Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021. Qualifying senior undergraduates are invited to attend in-person; friends and family will be able to view the ceremony via webcast. This plan is contingent upon no major change for the worse in the course of the pandemic.