The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced Wednesday that Alison Sweeney, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive a 2014 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.
Since it was launched in 2007, the University of Pennsylvania’s all-grant, no-loan financial aid program has provided access to an Ivy League education to 7,475 students from a range of social and economic backgrounds.
President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Engagement Prizes, competitively awarded annual prizes for Penn seniors to design and undertake fully funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate.
WHO: Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen
WHAT: Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018
WHEN: Aug. 22, 2014, 11am
On a Wednesday afternoon in the Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center, a group gathered around a large table covered in maps and photos.
The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy has been established at PennDesign with a $10 million gift from Scott, C’94, W’94, and Wendy Kleinman. The Center, which is scheduled to launch in Fall 2014, will advance energy productivity by reframing the relationship between research and practice in support of policy innovation.
President Amy Gutmann and Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design are quoted about the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, made possible by a gift from alum Scott Kleinman.