Major Dinners: A chance to discuss majors, minors and academic programs with faculty and upperclassmen in a small, relaxed setting. Click for more.


RENT theatrical logo

Harnwell's Arts House & La Vie Bohème

Harnwell's Arts House Program Community, which focuses on allowing residents to engage in the best of Philadelphia’s artistic offerings, got a chance to attend the 20th anniversary tour production of the musical Rent at the Merriam Theater in October.  Jessica Bao writes in 34th Street about the musical and the reasons that students should take advantage of Philly's theater scene.


Dr. Robin Stevens, Du Bois House Fellow

Du Bois Fellow Wins Early Career Award

The American Public Health Association has awarded Du Bois College House Fellow Prof. Robin Stevens with its Early Career Award, which recognizes outstanding and promising contributions to the practice and profession of health education, health promotion, and/or health communication.  Dr. Stevens is a health communication scholar focused on achieving health equity in African American and Latinx communities, and has been a member of Du Bois College House's residential faculty since 2015. Read more on the Penn Nursing website.


Prof. Amy Stornaiuolo, Riepe College House Fellow

Riepe Fellow wins Emerald Literati Award

Riepe College House Fellow Prof. Amy Stornaiuolo, associate professor in the literacy, culture and international education division of Penn’s Graduate School of Education, received a 2019 Emerald Literati Award in the category of English Teaching for her article with T. Philip Nichols and Veena Vasudevan, “Building Spaces for Literacy in School: Mapping the Emergence of a Literacy Makerspace,” which appeared in Vol. 17. No. 4 of English Teaching: Practice and Critique. Dr. Stornaiuolo’s research examines adolescents’ multimodal composing practices, teachers’ uses of digital technologies and shifting relationships between authors and audiences in online, networked spaces.  Congratulations, Prof. Stornaiuolo!