Penn Museum receives a grant to reorganize the use of its African collection.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor to renovate the historic Arts, Research and Culture House, to create a center for campus life that builds on the cultural diversity of Penn students and offers a rich intellectual and social experience for the entire University community.
The University of Pennsylvania is cited as an institution that has “acted as a magnet for innovators.”
PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada in the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition."
PHILADELPHIA -- With nearly 50 percent of electrical power purchased from a renewable energy source, the University of Pennsylvania remains the No. 1 individual school in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s College and University Green Power Challenge.
PHILADELPHIA – The Penn Libraries have received a major collection of 280 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, valued at more than $20 million, from long-time benefactors and Library Board members Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg. To promote the use of this and other manuscript collections at Penn, the Libraries will create the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies.