PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine contribute $14 billion yearly, or $38 million per day, to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and $9.5 billion, or $26 million per day, to the City of Philadelphia. The 2010 economic and fiscal impact of the university is outlined in a new independent report conducted by Econsult Corp. of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania was among a dozen universities from around the world that presented their campus sustainability reports this week at the 2011 World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum.
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President Amy Gutmann says “ training prepares people for the jobs of 2011, education prepares people for the jobs of 2021.”
President Amy Gutmann is cited for her participation in a debate at the World Economic Forum 2011 Annual Meeting in Davos.
President Amy Gutmann comments on a synthetic-biology process that “has the potential for revolutionizing the treatment of a very deadly and prevalent disease.”
President Amy Gutmann comments on how men are in the majority at the Davos international conference.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has reported a 17 percent increase in applications for admission to the class of 2015, according to Eric J. Furda, dean of admissions. More than 31,600 applications were received, an increase from nearly 27,000 last year.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with the Commemorative Symposium on Social Change from Jan. 17 through Feb. 2.