School of Design

Why Copenhagen Mattered

December 23, 2009
Having attended the Copenhagen Climate Summit, Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design authors a column on its significance.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Our Man in Copenhagen

December 17, 2009
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is cited for his participation in the Copenhagen Climate Summit.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151December 11, 2009

Researchers Say Cooperation Is Key to Reducing Greenhouse Gases

 

PHILADELPHIA — A study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and University of Delaware shows that cooperation between local and regional governments and organizations is crucial to achieve carbon-reduction goals being negotiated in the Copenhagen Conference of the Parties, or COP15, summit.

The findings are presented in a new position paper presented at the summit, “An Urban Agenda for the New Climate,” from Penn’s T.C. Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies and the University of Delaware Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, or CEEP.

Web Site to Give Flavor of Phila.

December 9, 2009
The School of Design, in conjunction with several institutions has launched a site which allows users to explore Philadelphia through maps, stories and other avenues.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Why Copenhagen Matters

December 2, 2009
Mark Alan Hughes writes about his and School of Design colleague Ali Malkawi’s membership in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, a sustainability think tank.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Designer Picked to Create Waterfront Master Plan

November 24, 2009
Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor of the School of Design discusses Penn’s involvement with the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 16, 2009

Penn Freshman’s Entry in Nickelodeon Animation Festival Is a Finalist; Voting Continues through Nov. 29

PHILADELPHIA –- Jason Merrin, a freshman in the Digital Media Design program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a finalist in the 2009 Nickelodeon Animation Festival.

Mark Alan Hughes: Franklin Field's New Triple Threat

November 11, 2009
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design discusses the George A. Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field and Penn’s eastward move toward the Schuylkill River.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Public Art in Philadelphia

October 14, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design is cited, alongside PennPraxis, for work on “Philadelphia Public Art: The Full Spectrum,” a study of the arts in Philadelphia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Historic Burial Ground Is Brought Back From the Dead

October 12, 2009
Randall Mason of the School of Design says Philadelphia’s history is rich with intrigue.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer