Penn Compact

Penn to Extend President Gutmann Through 2019

May 9, 2012

President Amy Gutmann will remain at the University’s helm into 2019.

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Media Contact:Stephen J. MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722May 8, 2012

Penn Trustees to Extend President Gutmann’s Contract

PHILADELPHIA -- The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania will extend the contract of President Amy Gutmann for five additional years beyond its current expiration date. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 7, 2012

Geoffrey Canada, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn's 256th Commencement May 14

Weather Update

Academic and Alumni Processions Canceled ONLY

Due to the weather, the academic and alumni processions have been canceled. The STUDENT procession across campus will continue as planned. The Commencement ceremony will begin as scheduled in Franklin Field at 10:15 a.m. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. for parents and guests.

http://www.upenn.edu/commencement/

Penn is a Champ When it Comes to Green Power

May 3, 2012

For the fifth consecutive year, Penn ranks at the top of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of green power champions among universities.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 3, 2012

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Launches Development of Child-Survival Tool Kit for Donors

Each year, before reaching age age 5, almost 8 million children die from preventable causes. The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the School of Social Policy & Practice is doing something about it.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 26, 2012

6 Exhibitions for PennDesign’s Terry Adkins

As a teenager growing up in the 1960s, Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, was influenced by the major cultural, political and social events of the era -- and the music of Jimmy Hendrix. Adkins’ recital, “The Principalities,” which opened April 26 at Galerie Zidoun in Luxembourg, features that era and the singer, songwriter and guitarist, who died in 1970 at age 27.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 23, 2012

At Penn's Wharton, Working in Business and Doing Social Good

 

Some University of Pennsylvania students who are business majors are learning about ways businesses can work to help society.

Students in Penn’s Wharton School can take a secondary concentration in Social Impact and Responsibility, which is offered through Wharton’s Legal Ethics and Business Ethics Undergraduate Program.

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Student Loan Rate Hike

Expert:

Dr. Laura Perna
Professor, Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

 

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