President Liz Magill speaks at Perry World House Commencement 2023 President Masisi of Botswana speaks to an audience at Perry World House Chief Heat Officers from around the world spoke during Perry World House's Global Shifts Colloquium Kenneth Roth speaking at a podium on stage at Perry World House
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Penn Vaccine Research Team Awarded 2023 Nobel Prize

Katalin Karikó, adjunct professor of neurosurgery in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, and Drew Weissman, the Roberts Family Professor of Vaccine Research in the Perelman School of Medicine were awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking research on the use of mRNA technology in vaccines, leading to the development of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Perry World House 2022-23 Annual Report

Our 2022-2023 Annual Report, Penn's Hub for Global Affairs, focuses on how Perry World House supports the University of Pennsylvania's longstanding commitment to global engagement and connection. As the world becomes a more turbulent and fragmented place, that commitment is all the more important. Read the report here.

Perry World House Announces Visitors for 2023-24

PWH has announced its new cohort of visitors for the 2023-24 academic year. Throughout the year, Penn students, faculty, and staff will be able to engage with this outstanding group of experts from around the world. Read more here.

Report: Living with Extreme Heat: Our Shared Future

Extreme heat is a climate driven crisis affecting nearly all aspects of our lives. The report and thought pieces from our 2023 Global Shifts Colloquium explores the policy options to help ups live with the heatwaves of today and tomorrow.

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