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

215-898-1422

ammott@upenn.edu

Philadelphia City Council today honored the University of Pennsylvania among more than a dozen local universities and colleges with an official citation of City Council acknowledging their vital support and services to the School District of Philadelphia.
A Message from Amy Gutmann, PresidentVincent Price, ProvostGeoffrey Garrett, Dean of the Wharton School
By Christina Cook
A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of thousands of children in India.
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By Christina Cook
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and David L. Cohen, chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees, invite Penn students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and friends, as well as the region’s business and tech community, to a series of events from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct.
The University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alumni at the 80th Annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Oct. 31.
The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.
Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond.