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From Parking Lot to Paradise: Penn Park Opens to the Public Tonight

September 15, 2011

The opening of Penn Park is spotlighted.

Article Source: CBSPhilly.com

Philly Gets Greener With New Penn Park

September 15, 2011

Penn Park is featured.

Article Source: Associated Press

New Park at University of Pennsylvania

September 16, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Penn Park, calling it a “beautiful, sustainable, green oasis.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

On the Trail of Missing Public Art in Philadelphia

September 13, 2011

Dean Eduardo Glandt of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Lynn Marsden of the Arthur Ross Gallery comment on stored artworks.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 14, 2011

Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for “Parking Day”

WHO:    University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff

WHAT:    Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research

WHEN:    Sept. 16, 2011
                9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422September 13, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Opening Celebration for Penn Park Is Sept. 15; Field Day Set for Sept. 17

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania will hold a grand opening celebration for Penn Park, the centerpiece of the University’s Penn Connects 30-year campus development plan, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.

A Healthy Twist on Food Carts

August 11, 2011

Students from the Netter Center’s Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative are featured for debuting their fresh produce bicycle-cart.

Empowering Black Male Youth at Cheney University

August 10, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the importance of motivating black male youth at a local historically black university.

Aggressive Invasive Plant Crowds Bucks Reservoir

August 9, 2011

Timothy Block of the Morris Arboretum comments on an invasive plant species.