Penn is highlighted for receiving a grant from Pew Charitable Trusts to support presidential term professorships.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the early admission process.
A Penn Museum domino display shines a spotlight on the University’s Year of Games.
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.
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.
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.
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.