ra Harkavy of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships is quoted about Penn’s commitment to education and local engagement.
PHILADELPHIA –- The academic component that the University of Pennsylvania has included in its Climate Action Plan caught the attention of the International Sustainable Campus Network when that agency compiled its inaugural Global University Leaders Forum Charter report earlier this year.
WASHINGTON – The Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education awarded the University of Pennsylvania with the Presidential Award in the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its commitment to bettering the community through community service and service learning.
Penn’s Silfen University Forum on March 19 Will Focus on How the 2012 Election Might Fix a ‘Broken’ America
PHILADELPHIA –- A panel of political experts will examine the 2012 election and the effect it will have on the nation’s ills during the University of Pennsylvania’s annual David and Lyn Silfen University Forum to be held 4:30–6 p.m., Monday, March 19, in Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.
At the forum, the panelists will consider the question “Is America Broken? A Conversation on the 2012 Elections and Beyond.”
Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School comments on inviting Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to attend the official opening and convocation of Golkin Hall.
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Celia Cameron of the Wharton School shares examples of business course and programs that the Wharton School offers to undergraduates.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Penn’s naming W.E.B. Du Bois an honorary professor.
Penn men’s basketball is highlighted for memorable seasons, players and coaches.
PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been re-appointed chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues by President Obama. She has served in the position since first being appointed by Obama in 2009.
Also reappointed to the Commission was James W. Wagner, the vice chair. Wagner is the president of Emory University.