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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.

Sade Olanipekun-Lewis

Penn alumna and instructor Sade Olanipekun-Lewis elected board chair of the Free Library of Philadelphia

When Olanipekun-Lewis talks about her responsibilities—at work, on boards, in the classroom—she often describes her role as a bridge.

Pivoting to online classes to keep students safe during the COVID-19 pandemic introduced challenges

Challenge accepted: Penn’s Master of Environmental Studies takes the field with creative solutions

MES students and faculty turn challenges into opportunities with key skills of their field, long-distance collaboration and flexible problem-solving.

Sulaiman W. Rahman, CEO of DiverseForce, has been selected to address the College of Liberal and Professional Studies Class of 2021 at the graduation ceremony.

College of Liberal and Professional Studies announces the 2021 graduation speaker

Sulaiman W. Rahman, CEO of DiverseForce, has been selected to address the College of Liberal and Professional Studies Class of 2021 at the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 16.

2021 College of Liberal and Professional Studies Commencement Announcement

Following the University announcement about this year’s commencement ceremony, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies is pleased to announce that we will again host a virtual celebration to honor our graduates.

Five LPS students gave TED-talk style presentations this year at the virtual event covering topics from Black election influencers to feminist hip-hop artists to big data in agriculture.

Fels student Ashley Session wins at this year’s Penn Grad Talks

Five LPS students gave TED-talk style presentations this year at the virtual event covering topics from Black election influencers to feminist hip-hop artists to big data in agriculture.

BA student Emily Davis

Penn announces 2021 Thouron Scholars, including BA student Emily Davis

Davis, a biology major from Florida, has received the Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.

“Experience is the best teacher,” says Sally Willig.

For this geologist, teaching in Penn’s Master of Environmental Studies is a field day

Sally Willig believes that experience is the best teacher, so she encourages getting hands-on with the environment—wherever you happen to be.

Karen Reivich of the LPS Master of Applied Positive Psychology program turned to photography to reconnect to herself during the pandemic.

Seeing the world though a pandemic lens

Karen Reivich of the LPS Master of Applied Positive Psychology program turned to photography to reconnect to herself during the pandemic.

Emily Wilson, a professor in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies’ Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classical Studies and graduate chair of the Comparative Literature and Literary Theory program

Announcing the Elsie Phare Fellowship from the LPS Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classical Studies

The fellowship, endowed by classics professor and Phare’s granddaughter Emily Wilson, aims to diversify the study of the ancient world.