COVID-19 Update: LPS staff are available in person, online, or by phone at (215) 898-7326. More Info & Resources >
close alert box button

LPS News

Rupika Ketu (MES ’21) leveraged Penn connections and curriculum opportunities, leading to a fulfilling career at the EPA.

Making connections and improving communities

Rupika Ketu (MES ’21) leveraged Penn connections and curriculum opportunities, leading to a fulfilling career at the EPA.

Dr. Martin Seligman of Penn LPS’ Master of Applied Positive Psychology program

Martin Seligman offers catastrophizers ways to build resilience with a more optimistic mindset

Seligman, of the Penn LPS Master of Applied Positive Psychology program, writes about his research and his new book Tomorrowmind for Time Magazine.

photo of Jacqui Sadashige

Fashioning Gender: a course that goes beyond our love affair with clothes

This Master of Liberal Arts course, taught by Jacqui Sadashige, explores why fashion matters and the historical, environmental, and identity-defining aspects of the clothing industry.

Stitching together an ideal curriculum

Stitching together an ideal curriculum

Sustainability design consultant and entrepreneur Ria Sheth (MES ’20) leveraged an individualized concentration to find her passion and forge a path toward a career improving our built environment.

The Art of Relational Skills and Developing Emotional Intelligence Through Art are two courses that challenge students to experience, firsthand, the value of art and creative expression

Art and leadership: Two novel Organizational Dynamics Programs courses bridge interpersonal-skill theory and practice through art experiences

Hear from co-instructors Claudia Tordini and Charline Russo about how art-making develops essential skills for understanding the people side of work.

Sukalpa Basu is an advisor and physics lecturer for the Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Programs.

Penn’s Pre-Health Programs recognize award-winning instructor

Meet Dr. Sukalpa Basu, winner of a 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award as well as UPCEA’s 2022 Excellence in Teaching Award for her instruction in Penn’s Pre-Health Programs.

Exuvia tells the story of a teenage girl who finds her growing maturity an increasing obstacle to her closest friendship the summer before high school.

It’s a wrap: This Penn alumna and instructor bring their film collaboration into post-production

Learn how MPhil alumna Andie Tursi and screenwriting instructor Scott Burkhardt turned a workshop assignment into a short film.

Getting in the reeds with energy and ecology

Getting in the reeds with energy and ecology

Peter Lewis (MES ’19) entered the Master of Environmental Studies program with an interest in nature conservation—but broadening his interests proved fruitful.

Aidan Sova, Ann Arbor’s youngest-ever Black elected official, will serve his community as a library trustee

Penn Master of Liberal Arts student Aidan Sova voted onto Ann Arbor District Library Board of Trustees, becoming city’s youngest-ever Black elected official

MLA student Aidan Sova, Ann Arbor’s youngest-ever Black elected official, will serve his community as a library trustee.

Spring 2023 Penn LPS 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.