University Communications Staff

Amanda Mott

Associate Director for News

Campus Housing/Dining, Development, Executive Vice President, Green Campus Partnership, Human Resources, International Media Outreach, Penn Compact, Penn Institute for Urban Research, Penn Media Seminars, Penn Media Training Workshops, Penn News for Parents, Penn News Today, Penn News Weekly


By Julie McWilliams
The University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alum and Broadway producer Harold “Hal” Prince with the 2015 Creative Spirit Award at a reception on Thursday, April 23. 
By Julie McWilliams Aspiring journalist Brennan Cusack set off on a solo cross-country trek last summer to get an insider’s look and to research four instances where environmental and economic interests were at odds.
By Julie McWilliams
By Jill DiSantoFor the past 10 years, the Tedori family from Orange County, Calif., has maintained a strong presence at the University of Pennsylvania.
By Julie McWilliams
By Julie McWilliams University of Pennsylvania senior Tess Michaels has found herself in an enviable situation not unlike game show contestants who must pick Door No. 1, Door No. 2 or Door No. 3.
The University of Pennsylvania (“Penn”) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (“Wharton”) today announced the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center (“PWCC”) in Beijing, China. The Center is an important expansion of Penn’s engagement with China, which began in 1896 when the first Chinese student enrolled at Penn. It will operate through the University’s China based affiliate, Penn Wharton Consulting (Beijing) Co, LTD.
The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.
The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has authorized a $206 million financial-aid budget for 2015-16 — the largest in the University’s history — while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent.