Institutional

Academics of Real Estate

November 30, 2011

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s real estate initiatives to engage with the community while addressing crime and poverty issues.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The Early Line on Early Applications for the Class of 2016

November 16, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the early admission process.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Domino Display Draws Attention to Penn Museum

November 7, 2011

A Penn Museum domino display shines a spotlight on the University’s Year of Games.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 3, 2011

Penn Again Tops Higher Education Division of EPA’s Green-Power Partners List

PHILADELPHIA –- With a green power usage of 200,194,600 kWh annually, the University of Pennsylvania has retained its top spot among institutions of higher learning on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of green-power purchasers. 

The EPA’s Green Power Partnership has tracked and recognized the highest green-power purchases in the nation since 2006, and Penn has led its peers for the past five years.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 3, 2011

Founder of Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Honored with Penn Creative Spirit Award

PHILADELPHIA – When former University of Pennsylvania professor Catherine “Kaki” Marshall saw the efforts major Canadian cities make each year to put on quality theater festivals for children, she decided that needed to happen here.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045October 25, 2011

'Climate Crises in Human History' Set for Saturday, Nov. 19, at Penn Museum

As scientists and other scholars study rapid climate changes and climate crises affecting different parts of the world today, relatively little discussion is being focused on climate crises faced by humans in the past. The ancient Maya, the Saharan ancestors of the ancient Egyptians, ancient Romans and medieval Europeans are among many cultures who have faced dramatic climate change, adapting or not adapting to changing conditions throughout the millennia.

Bednarik Statue to Be Unveiled at Franklin Field

October 27, 2011

A statue of Chuck Bednarik will be unveiled at Franklin Field on Nov.19, before Penn’s game against Cornell.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 26, 2011

Groundbreaking Thursday for Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s Garden

 

WHAT:          A groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s Garden, a project designed to develop a healthier community by providing access to local, organic, affordable, nutritious and culturally relevant food, and a space where community members can maintain a relationship with the land.

 

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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:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 11, 2011

Public Invited as Botswana-UPenn Partnership Members Gather to Reflect on 10 Years

  

WHAT:      

Three sessions of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s 10th anniversary celebration are open to the public: a student-perspective forum, a research update and an anniversary symposium.  All will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

STUDENT FORUM: