”Responses to the Urban Crisis: Riots, Disasters, Urban Renewal and Social Change,” a panel discussion about what individuals, organizations and communities can do in response to social upheaval and the implications for social change.
University of Pennsylvania Launches Financial-Aid Initiative, Sets Lowest Tuition Increase in Seven Years
PHILADELPHIA –- To ensure that talented, high-achieving students can chart their educational paths without regard to financial resources, the University of Pennsylvania has launched a new financial-aid initiative to make a Penn education affordable for students from low- and middle-income families.
Also, the Penn trustees today approved the smallest percentage increase in tuition and fees in seven years.
WHO: University of Pennsylvania students
WHAT: Grassroots volunteer efforts to rebuild New Orleans
WHERE: New Orleans
WHEN: March 7-16
I am pleased to share with you the University of Pennsylvania's response to Senators Max Baucus and Charles Grassley of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, who had written Penn and 135 other colleges and universities seeking information regarding our tuition rates, financial aid, and endowments. The report is available online in PDF format.
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-1422February 28, 2008
University of Pennsylvania Selects Dagit*Saylor Architects to Renovate the Arts, Culture and Research Hub
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has selected Dagit*Saylor, a Philadelphia architecture firm, to prepare a feasibility study and schematic drawings for the Arts, Culture and Research Hub, or the ARCH, at the intersection of 36th Street and Locust Walk.
New Book "Kerner Plus 40 Report" Assesses Racial Progress in America Since 1968 Kerner Commission Report
PHILADELPHIA –- The “Kerner Plus 40 Report” is an assessment of how far the nation has come in dealing with racial inequality and tensions 40 years after the seminal report issued by the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission.
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams at | email@example.com | 215-898-1422February 25, 2008
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-1422February 20, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has selected Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates as the designer for Penn Park, a 24-acre space for athletics, recreation and open space.
Michael Bloomberg to Speak at Penn Commencement; Honorees Include Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust
PHILADELPHIA –- Michael R. Bloomberg, mayor of New York and founder of Bloomberg, L.P., will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 252nd Commencement on Monday, May 19.
Bloomberg, now in his second term as mayor, is credited with reducing crime and creating jobs in the nation’s most populous city while embarking on a series of ambitious environmental and public-health initiatives.