Topic: University of Pennsylvania
Guest Commentary: Do. Learn. Change.
The executive director of an impact evaluation group distills five lessons learned in five years of helping mission-oriented organizations make real change in Philly
Chasing Every Cure
Penn physician David Fajgenbaum and his team had a plan to repurpose existing drugs to cure 12,000 known diseases. Now, with Bill Clinton’s help, they're working to change healthcare as we know it
What Has Happened to Activism?
What do the proposed Sixers arena, UC Townhomes, the selling off of county water and sewer systems, and protests of the Bellwether District have in common? Opposition that is shrill and uncivil. Is the art of persuasion dead?
Stop the Public Education Blame Game
A longtime university president responds to a recent Citizen column by urging us to work for constructive solutions that support public education for all students
Development for Good: Omar Blaik and U3 Advisors
The West Philadelphia guy who tackled Penntrification now works to preserve and enhance neighborhoods around college and corporate campuses nationwide
Does Philly Crime Deter Prospective College Students?
A young Philadelphian chose a suburban college over a Philly one in order to feel and be safe for the next four years. Other students will follow suit if our city doesn’t get a handle on crime.
The Citizen Recommends: The Desegregation of Higher Ed, Past, Present and Future
Michigan State University law school dean Linda Sheryl Greene gives the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Lecture at Penn Carey Law School — and you’re invited.
Watch: Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Celebration
Philadelphia honored the late legal and civil rights giant last week during a breakfast and mural unveiling with Ken Frazier, Sherrilyn Ifill, Evelyn Higginbotham