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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460May 7, 2015

Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships

Seven University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study during the summer of 2015:

Philadelphia-area Universities Line Up Diverse Group of Commencement Speakers

May 4, 2015

The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is mentioned.

Article Source: CBS Philly
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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | | 215-880-2372
Media Contact:Megan Schmidgal | | 215-898-2539April 30, 2015

Penn IUR’s Monument Lab Leverages Culture to Inspire Dialogue for the City

Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia, a collaborative project based at the Penn Institute for Urban Research, the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, and the City of Philadelphia, is pleased to announce partnerships with three of Philadelphia’s major arts and culture organizations: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency).

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Media Contact:Jill Katz | | 215-573-9975April 29, 2015

$10 Million Gift Elevates ICA’s Artist-centered Vision

Amy Sadao, Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania, announces a monumental gift of $10 million for ICA’s curatorial program generously given by Daniel W. Dietrich, II. The largest gift in the museum’s history nearly doubles ICA’s endowment.

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Media Contact:Sarah Jarvis | | (215) 898-1390
Media Contact:Sarah Larson | | 215-340-0480April 29, 2015

University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Chemical Sciences Program Partners with Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

Partnership offers research and work experience to Penn graduate students

Thinking Globally, Educating Locally

April 28, 2015

Provost Vincent Price is interviewed about the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing.

Article Source: China Daily

City Honors Penn as Public and Fire Safety Partner

April 22, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151April 20, 2015

Penn Senior Katlyn Grasso Works to Empower Girls to Become Leaders

(This is the third in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)

Through strong support and encouragement from her family, Katlyn Grasso always knew she’d become a leader.

Penn Hosts Capital Project Session for Minority-owned Businesses

April 14, 2015

Glenn Bryan of Government and Community Affairs, 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194 April 6, 2015

Shadrack Frimpong of Penn to Establish Community Clinic and Girls’ School in Ghana

(This is the first in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President's Engagement Prize winners.)  

As a young student growing up in Tarkwa Breman, a rural village in Ghana, Shadrack Frimpong was surrounded by many bright peers, both male and female. But as the years passed, many of the female students stopped coming to school.