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Scholarship winners include Dawaine Cosey, Frank Jackson, and Dr. Maggie Yue Zhao, recognized for their contributions to the positive psychology community and their service to others.

Master of Applied Positive Psychology scholarship recipients focus on applied learning to transform their communities and workplaces

Scholarship winners include Dawaine Cosey, Frank Jackson, and Dr. Maggie Yue Zhao, recognized for their contributions to the positive psychology community and their service to others.

Fall 2021 Events

Fall 2021 virtual events and information sessions announced

The faculty and staff of the College of Liberal and Professional Studies invite you to join us for our fall 2021 virtual events.

Mollie Simon

A Penn alumna cultivates a career in environmental communication

Communicating science is a little like translating, says Mollie Simon (MES ‘19). MES coursework provided her a broad knowledge base to understand and share energy research.

Congratulations to the Penn LPS Class of 2021

Congratulations to the Penn LPS Class of 2021

On Sunday, May 16, Penn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) welcomed family, friends, and faculty for the Class of 2021 virtual graduation celebration.

Environmental justice is everything, says Dr. Katera Moore

Environmental justice on the ground with a Penn alumna and instructor

Katera Moore (MES ’06) returns to Penn to teach best practices in partnering with local communities to foster meaningful participation.

Cristina Bicchieri has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the oldest learned societies in the United States

Cristina Bicchieri elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Bicchieri has been honored for her research on judgment and decision-making and on how expectations affect behavior.

Leona Brandwene

Master of Applied Positive Psychology’s Leona Brandwene announced as award winner for distinguished teaching in professional graduate programs

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies congratulates Leona Brandwene who has been announced as one of the winners of the 2021 awards for distinguished teaching in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate student Emily Davis (biology) and graduate student Haley Zeliff (Master of Environmental Studies) have both been recognized as Dean’s Scholars for their exceptional academic work.

LPS students announced as 2021 Dean’s Scholars

Undergraduate student Emily Davis (biology) and graduate student Haley Zeliff (Master of Environmental Studies) have both been recognized as Dean’s Scholars for their exceptional academic work.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of its ninth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

Master of Environmental Studies student team wins first place in EPA challenge

The student project plans to address food insecurity and stormwater runoff with a green roof, community food forest, and rain gardens at a West Philly elementary school.

Felicia LeSure (MSOD ’20) turned her capstone research into a grant proposal to promote diverse and inclusive professional development in her organization.

Organizational Dynamics alum makes an impact with the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) Innovation Grant

Felicia LeSure (MSOD ’20) turned her capstone research into a grant proposal to promote diverse and inclusive professional development in her organization.