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Ego of the Week: Kiln Chen

This senior is embracing her community and identity wherever she goes.

by TALIA SHAPIRO

Ring, Ring, Naveen’s Calling!

Striving to make communication accessible for all, Naveen Albert is installing payphones throughout the city.

by ROSEMARY YANG

Ego of the Week: Katelyn Candido

This aspiring neurosurgeon acts as a compassionate older sister to her two siblings and her pre–med mentees. 

by CHARLOTTE COMSTOCK

Ego of the Week: Jason Lu

From Lion Dancing to Sustainable Energy Research to PHINS leader, this senior does it all.

by GEMMA LEVY

Exploring Nature’s Palette with Victoria Antoinette Megens

Between her academic pursuits and personal artistic endeavors, Victoria is finding new ways of tying together the worlds of nature and art.

by PARIN KEERTHI

Experiencing Penn Through a New Lens

Student photographers Silas Ruth and Priya Bhavikatti are capturing campus moments.

by TALIA SHAPIRO and SOPHIE BARKAN

Ego of the Week: Bella Whittaker

This senior is on track for the Olympics while paving the way for equality in college sports.

by LEAH WEINBERGER

On The Track and In the Classroom, Mark Hellwig Aims High

Mark Hellwig teaches us the value of following your passions and cultivating your interests 

by NISHANTH BHARGAVA

Ego of the Week: Priya Deliwala

This senior is embracing identity and cultivating wellness at Penn. 

by ELLA SHUSTERMAN

Drew Basile: From Philly to Fiji

This Penn grad earned an education in reality TV on Survivor's 45th season.

by JULES LINGENFELTER

Maxx Yung Grows Brains on Computer Chips

This first year is attempting to redefine AI with brain–powered computing.

by GEMMA LEVY

Ego of the Week: Samantha Cueto

Through countless hours spent in the research lab and conducting patient interviews in Philadelphia hospitals, this Nursing senior is making a profound impact.

by SOPHIE BARKAN

Justin Rosenberg: Honest Eating + Growing Local

Meet the founder of honeygrow, Penn's favorite stir-fry and salad hotspot on campus.

by SOPHIE BARKAN

Frank Ma is Ahead of the Curve

Frank has the skills to combat freshman year, literally. 

by TALIA SHAPIRO

Ego of the Week: Alyssa Chandler

This senior's art is making a statement through action. 

by NORAH RAMI

KooF Ibi: A Man, His Trumpet, and a World of Sound

Transport yourself to KooF Ibi's world, where everything is made of music, community, and joy. 

by LEAH WEINBERGER

Sharon Chepnego’s Tribute to Kenya

 Sharon came from Kenya to Penn, only to have Penn bring her back to Kenya. 

by ELLA SHUSTERMAN

Rethinking the Modern Face of Autism

As the mother of an autistic son, Amy Lutz is shaping support systems for profoundly autistic individuals through her new book, Chasing the Intact Mind.

by PARIN KEERTHI

Ego of the Week: Erika Acosta

From writing her own Disney movie to directing a campus play on Filipino culture, this senior is redefining advocacy through art.

by GEMMA LEVY

Mikel Elam is Before, Ahead, and Of His Time

Travel to a new universe with the work of Philadelphia Afro–futurist artist, Mikel Elam. 

by NORAH RAMI

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