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An exceptional student, a distinguished teacher, and a timely new program received recognition in the regional UPCEA awards program.

Congratulations to our outstanding LPS affiliates honored in the 2022 UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Awards

An exceptional student, a distinguished teacher, and a timely new program received recognition in the regional UPCEA awards program.

Yansong Li (Master of Environmental Studies `22)

Circling the economics of sustainability

Yansong Li (MES ’22) expanded his understanding of circular economics and global policy—preparing for both a PhD and a public platform.

Fels Institute of Government graduate Sophia Zehler exemplifies school pride as Penn's mascot, the Quaker

Sophia Zehler (MPA `22) spent the last year balancing a demanding schedule as a Fels graduate student and the Penn mascot while preparing for a career in public service.

Marketing manager Olivia Wang (MES `16) was headed toward a career in journalism when she decided to pursue an environmental studies education and become a sustainability advocate.

Living at the intersection of communication and science to advocate for sustainability

Marketing manager Olivia Wang (MES `16) was headed toward a career in journalism when she decided to pursue an environmental studies education and become a sustainability advocate.

LPS Fall events

Fall 2022 virtual events and information sessions announced

The faculty and staff of the College of Liberal and Professional Studies invite you to join us for upcoming virtual information sessions and program events.

Unlawful DISorder (released this month from Jaded Ibis Press)

In a propulsive new novel, a Bachelor of Arts alum examines law and disorder

David Jackson Ambrose (Bachelor of Arts `13) explores how race, sexuality, disability, and poverty collide with American prison, policing, and mental healthcare.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) students all take their own unique path to Penn.

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences experience, according to three recent graduates

Meet three remarkable BAAS graduates, and discover how our innovative online degree helped them achieve their academic dreams.

Nina Smoker (Master of Environmental Studies `18)

Supporting the human side of environmental health

Environmental consultant Nina Smoker (MES ‘18) supplemented her science background with health studies and strong communication skills.

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.