University News


University Funds Report Steep Investment Losses

September 22, 2009
Kristin Gilbertson of Investments discusses Penn’s endowment performance.
Article Source: New York Times

4 Higher-Education Leaders Receive $500,000 Grants From Carnegie Corporation

September 21, 2009
Carnegie Corporation honors President Amy Gutmann with one of four Academic Leadership Awards for 2009.

Carnegie Corporation Honors 4 Presidents

September 21, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is awarded a leadership grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422September 16, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Releases Climate Action Plan

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania today released its Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive approach to reducing the University’s carbon footprint and enhancing its overall sustainability. An announcement by President Amy Gutmann marked the occasion.

Video Coverage: Move In Day at Penn

September 3, 2009
President Amy Gutmann greets Penn’s Class of 2013 as new freshmen move in.
Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Penn Grads to Sport Recycled Gowns at Ceremony

September 1, 2009
Penn’s efforts to make commencement greener are featured.
Article Source: Associated Press

At U. of P., Caps and Gowns Will Be Made from Recycled Plastic

September 1, 2009
Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services discusses Penn’s use of recycled materials for undergraduate caps and gowns for 2010 graduation.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

A Penn-Botswana Tie Born of AIDS Crisis

August 30, 2009
President Amy Gutmann; Stephen Gluckman, Harvey Friedman, Robin Canada and student Mosepele Mosepele of the School of Medicine; and Nursing student Don Payette Jr. discuss Penn’s HIV/AIDS-fighting program and other activities in Botswana.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

US: Ivy League University Balances Budget

August 30, 2009
President Amy Gutmann and Kristin Gilbertson of Investments discuss Penn’s endowment performance.
Article Source: University World News

Changing Skyline: Getting a Bird's-eye View of the Trees

August 28, 2009
The Morris Arboretum’s "Out on a Limb" exhibit is spotlighted.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer