PHILADELPHIA –- Eric Schmidt, whose 28-year career as an Internet strategist, entrepreneur and developer of innovative technologies was capped by his selection as Google chairman and chief executive officer in 2001, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Pennsylvania on Monday, May 18.
Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy Guides Global Health Philanthropists Toward Curbing Malaria
PHILADELPHIA — The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released an investment guide to help philanthropists combat malaria, a treatable and preventable disease and major global health problem.
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FROM: President Amy Gutmann, Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli, and Interim Provost Vincent Price
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice will offer a part-time master’s degree in non-profit and non-governmental organization leadership beginning in the fall of 2009.
University of Pennsylvania "Commons" Creates Global Learning Connections for Environmental Sustainability
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Penn Experts to Discuss the Economic Crisis and Its Aftermath at University-Wide Forum
PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and a panel of Penn faculty will explore the causes of the economic and financial crisis, as well as its short- and long-term impacts on the world, at the inaugural David and Lyn Silfen University Forum. “After the Fall: A World Transformed?” will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 17 at the Zellerbach Theater in Penn’s Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St.
PHILADELPHIA — “Louis I. Kahn: The Making of a Room,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Feb. 7, is an exhibit of 40 original drawings, exploring Kahn’s concept that the room is a building block of architecture.
These drawings illustrate this concept with plans, elevations and perspectives of interiors and furnishings. Kahn had a unique vision for how spaces should be built, furnished, and inhabited.
PHILADELPHIA – Eight faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named the inaugural Penn Fellows, a leadership-development program that recognizes faculty in mid-career.
Penn Fellows have the opportunity to build networks across the University, meet with distinguished academic leaders, think strategically about university governance and participate in monthly dinners with prominent speakers from within Penn and beyond.
The 2009 Penn Fellows are: