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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422September 13, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Opening Celebration for Penn Park Is Sept. 15; Field Day Set for Sept. 17

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania will hold a grand opening celebration for Penn Park, the centerpiece of the University’s Penn Connects 30-year campus development plan, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.

College Football Preview: Penn Hungry for Third Straight Ivy Crown

September 7, 2011

Head football coach Al Bagnoli and the team are featured for the upcoming season.

Article Source: CBSPhilly.com
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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471September 7, 2011

Wharton School at Penn Announces $12 Million Gift From Alumni Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy

PHILADELPHIA -- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $12 million gift from Bruce Jacobs and Kenneth Levy, classes of 1986 and 1982. The gift will include $10 million to establish the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research and $2 million to fund the Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation. This commitment marks one of the largest gifts to The Campaign for Wharton, the school’s ambitious $550 million fundraising effort.

Research Center, Prize to Foster Financial Analysis

September 7, 2011

Wharton School graduates Bruce I. Jacobs and Kenneth N. Levy give $12 million for the creation of a research center and a prize for innovation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 1, 2011

Penn Creates M.I. GREEN to Help Students Live Green

 

PHILADELPHIA –- As new students from around the country and the globe move in to their new residence halls at the University of Pennsylvania this week, they are being greeted with a new program to help them “green” their new home away from home.

As part of Penn’s Green Campus Partnership, a campaign to reduce the University’s carbon footprint and enhance its overall sustainability practices, Penn created M.I. GREEN.

Video: Penn Will Be Playing for a Place in History

August 30, 2011

Football coach Al Bagnoli discusses preparation for the 2011 season.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Insider Tips: University of Pennsylvania

August 19, 2011

Penn students share their favorite things about Penn and offer advice to new students.

Article Source: Philly.com

More Women Head to School for M.B.A.s

August 19, 2011

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School comments on the significant increase in the number offemale applicants for the MBA program.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 11, 2011

Penn Astronomers Contribute to Discovery of Universe’s Largest Mass of Water

PHILADELPHIA — An international team of astronomers has discovered a huge mass of warm water vapor in the central regions of a distant quasar, marking the farthest place in the universe that water has been detected. 

Papers of Songwriter Ray Evans, Late Alumnus, Donated to Penn

August 9, 2011

Nancy Shawcross comments on Penn Libraries acquiring the papers and memorabilia of songwriter and alum Ray Evans.

Article Source: CBSPhilly.com