College is a Boost in an Uncertain Economy

September 19, 2011

Patricia Rose of Career Services says, “There are opportunities for bright, motivated college graduates.”

Article Source: USA Today

Penn Endowment Rises 19% on Stocks, Natural Resources

September 15, 2011

Chief Investment Officer Kristin Gilbertson is mentioned about the university’s endowment increase.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Imagining Africa – With the Help of Museum Visitors

September 16, 2011

Kate Quinn of the Penn Museum comments on the new “Imagine Africa” exhibit.

From Parking Lot to Paradise: Penn Park Opens to the Public Tonight

September 15, 2011

The opening of Penn Park is spotlighted.

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Philly Gets Greener With New Penn Park

September 15, 2011

Penn Park is featured.

Article Source: Associated Press

New Park at University of Pennsylvania

September 16, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Penn Park, calling it a “beautiful, sustainable, green oasis.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422September 13, 2011

Penn Park Opening Celebration Slated for Thursday


WHAT:       The University of Pennsylvania will officially open Penn Park with a ceremonial tree-planting and ribbon-cutting at a University-wide picnic celebration, complete with food, field games, music and fireworks.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604September 14, 2011

Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for “Parking Day”

WHO:    University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff

WHAT:    Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research

WHEN:    Sept. 16, 2011
                9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Video: Penn Park Brings ‘Green’ to University City

September 13, 2011

Penn Park is highlighted along with President Amy Gutmann and Michael Diorka of Penn Athletics.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

Penn Park Opens Vistas and Green Space to All Philadelphians

September 14, 2011

President Amy Gutmann comments on the new 24-acre green space.