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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 25, 2011

Penn Ranked Among Most Affordable Private Institutions

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the most affordable private colleges in the United States.

The ranking was issued by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and lists “the private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability.”  Penn was ranked sixth among the nation’s top 100 private universities. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 21, 2011

White House and School of Social Policy & Practice Host Dialogue on HIV/AIDS Strategy

 

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn.  About 150 attended.

Penn School of Design Receives $2.5M Gift From Saxco CEO

October 10, 2011

PennDesign receives a $2.5 million gift for faculty and program support in fine arts.

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Media Contact:Megan Schmidgal | megands@design.upenn.edu | 215-898-2539 October 10, 2011

Penn School of Design Receives $2.5 Million for Faculty and Program Support in Fine Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania announced today a $2.5 million gift for faculty and program support in its School of Design from alumni Keith L. Sachs and his wife, Katherine Stein Sachs.  The gift will enable the School to increase the impact of the visual arts across the University and throughout the arts community, as well as encourage collaborative interaction among departments and centers at Penn.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 7, 2011

Penn GSE Researcher Weighs In on the Dream Act

What if there were 65,000 people in the United States who, despite successfully completing their secondary education, had no hope for the future? There are.

University of Pennsylvania Gets $7.5M From NIH for Alzheimer’s Research

September 9, 2011

John Trojanowski of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the grant for the Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center.

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