Philadelphia and San Francisco – The Wharton School announced that, for the first time in the history of the Wharton Global Alumni Forums, the School next year will combine the three regional Forums into a single event, to be held in San Francisco on June 23-24, 2011. We are excited to hold this year's Forum in conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of Wharton | San Francisco, our West Coast campus and home to a thriving MBA Program for Executives, as well as an entrepreneurship program and non-degree programs for executives.
Penn Institute for Urban Research Signs Partnership Agreement With UN-Habitat’s World Urban Campaign
Today, Dr. Eugénie Birch, co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research (IUR), signed a partnership agreement with UN-HABITAT, the UN agency that focuses on urban affairs. The agreement certified the role that the University of Pennsylvania and Penn IUR will play in the World Urban Campaign, which aims to unite the public and private sectors together with civil society, to elevate sustainable urbanization to the top of the agenda for governments around the world.
PHILADELPHIA -- The National Research Council has released its long-awaited assessment of the nation’s research doctoral programs. The assessment, using data collected from the 2005-06 academic year, covers 4,838 programs in 62 fields at 212 universities.
The Morris Arboretum’s new Horticulture Center is spotlighted.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Green Fund will accept applications beginning Oct. 1 for a third round of grants to support green innovative ideas from students, faculty or staff designed to help Penn meet its sustainability goals.
In a video excerpt, Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses standardized test scores and the admissions process.