University President

Video: Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

July 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann chairs a Washington, D.C., symposium on synthetic biology.

Article Source: C-SPAN

Bioethics Gets an Airing

July 7, 2010

President Amy Gutmann debates synthetic biology.

Article Source: Nature

Bahraini Students Hailed for Achievements

June 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann visits Bahrain to strengthen educational ties.

Article Source: Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-8987-8658June 18, 2010

Andrea Mitchell, Rosemary Mazanet Named Campaign Co-Chairs of Making History at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Andrea Mitchell and Dr. Rosemary Mazanet have been named co-chairs of the University of Pennsylvania’s Making History: The Campaign for Penn

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann at the June meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Chair of New Bioethics Commission Is a Firm Believer in Deliberative Democracy

June 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann participates in a Q&A concerning her role on President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Washington Post

Colleges Offer Grants, Work-Study to Reduce Students' Debt

June 6, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses Penn’s enhanced financial-aid initiatives.

Article Source: Washington Post
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798June 7, 2010

Annenberg Faculty to Help Launch Health Communication Program at Chinese University

PHILADELPHIA (June 7, 2010) – Renmin University in Beijing will begin a health communication program with help from faculty and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.

Penn Finds Friends in China's Education

May 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Wharton School’s mission in conjunction with the economy and Penn’s goals of sustainability.

Article Source: China Daily
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Ron Ozio at ozio@upenn.edu | | May 18, 2010

Penn Announces Gift to World Scholars Program From Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild

PHILADELPHIA -- The Penn World Scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania has received a $1 million gift from Sir Evelyn and Lynn Forester de Rothschild to support a Penn World Scholar from a British Commonwealth country.

“This gift ensures that Penn continues to make a difference, by offering the very best education to all students with the potential to change the world,” Penn President Amy Gutmann said.  “I am so grateful to Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild for their visionary philanthropy.”  

facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 May 14, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann Receives Benjamin E. Mays Award From A Better Chance

PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, accepted the Benjamin E. Mays Award from A Better Chance in New York yesterday in recognition of Penn’s no-loan financial-aid program and commitment to diversity and access and for Gutmann’s scholarship on democratic education.