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On Sunday, May 15, Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) welcomed family, friends, faculty, and the Class of 2022 for the first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019.

Congratulations to the Penn LPS Class of 2022

On Sunday, May 15, Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) welcomed family, friends, faculty, and the Class of 2022 for the first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019.

Pre-Health Programs' Sukalpa Basu and Fels Institute of Government's Lauren Russell have been recognized with distinguished teaching awards

LPS faculty announced as 2022 distinguished teaching award winners

Pre-Health Programs' Sukalpa Basu and Fels Institute of Government's Lauren Russell have been recognized with distinguished teaching awards.

Undergraduate student Nancy Makale and graduate student Akshay Venkatesh have been recognized as Dean's Scholars for their outstanding academic work.

LPS students announced as 2022 Dean’s Scholars

Undergraduate student Nancy Makale and graduate student Akshay Venkatesh have been recognized as Dean's Scholars for their outstanding academic work.

Master of Applied Positive Psychology student elected to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Master of Applied Positive Psychology student elected to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

White will be the first adult living with cystic fibrosis to lead the Board.

Environmental Studies student Yansong Li wins at this year’s Penn Grad Talks

Environmental Studies student Yansong Li wins at this year’s Penn Grad Talks

Five LPS students gave TED-talk style presentations at this year’s Penn Grad Talks, covering topics from art history to HIV research.

When the water rises, build a better bridge

When the water rises, build a better bridge

For environmental consultant Becky Lyne (MES `10), tackling complex environmental problems means balancing the interests of public funds with those of natural resources.

Dr. Sunil Budhrani (C ’95)

College of Liberal and Professional Studies announces the 2022 graduation speaker

Dr. Sunil Budhrani (C `95) has been selected to address the College of Liberal and Professional Studies Class of 2022 at the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 15.

Archaeologist Dr. Peter G. Gould (Master of Liberal Arts ’10),

Peter G. Gould’s journey at Penn unearthed a new passion, a new career, and led to a business venture that engages the public with the past

MLA alumnus and DigVentures equity partner talks about the new documentary “Great Mammoth Mystery,” cultural heritage, and his journey as a lifelong learner.

A Near Eastern languages and civilizations major, Cindy Srnka co-curated an exhibition exploring artifacts from designated World Heritage sites.

Meet one of the curators of Penn Museum’s upcoming exhibition—a Penn LPS junior

A Near Eastern languages and civilizations major, Cindy Srnka co-curated an exhibition exploring artifacts from designated World Heritage sites.

Looking at the law of the land from a global environmental perspective

Looking at the law of the land from a global environmental perspective

With an established career in law, Adam Zebryk (MES ’16) sought environmental expertise to better understand the needs of his clients—companies with sites all over the world.