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Director John S. Wilson Explains the Purpose of the White House on HBCUs

September 14, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on a White House initiative on historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Huffington Post

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

The Minority Teacher Shortage: Fact or Fable?

September 1, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his perspective on the shortage of minority teachers.

Article Source: Education Week
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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.

Video: Penn Park Brings ‘Green’ to University City

September 13, 2011

Penn Park is highlighted along with President Amy Gutmann and Michael Diorka of Penn Athletics.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

Penn Park Opens Vistas and Green Space to All Philadelphians

September 14, 2011

President Amy Gutmann comments on the new 24-acre green space.

Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471September 7, 2011

Wharton School at Penn Announces $12 Million Gift From Alumni Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy

PHILADELPHIA -- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $12 million gift from Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy, classes of 1986 and 1982. The gift will include $10 million to establish the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and $2 million to fund the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. This commitment marks one of the largest gifts to The Campaign for Wharton, the school’s ambitious $550 million fundraising effort.