PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.
PHILADELPHIA –- Joseph Turow, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, has been named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Communication Association.
Created in 1991, the Distinguished Scholar award recognizes a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.
Turow, whose research focuses on media systems, privacy, targeted marketing and media and social segmentation, will receive his award during the NCA annual convention, Nov. 14-17, in San Francisco.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has joined with Zipcar Inc. to offer students, staff and faculty another convenient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly transportation option.
The University of Pennsylvania is spotlighted for its successful investment strategies.
Paul Meyers of the Morris Arboretum leads a tour of the Out on a Limb exhibit and the fall foliage.