• Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Penn and KIPP Celebrate New Partnership

    Representatives from the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Foundation and the University gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate a partnership that provides Penn with new resources to recruit KIPP students, underwrite their financial aid, and offer them targeted support once they get to campus.

  • Shoemaker Green: Penn’s Newest Public Common

    Shoemaker Green: Penn’s Newest Public Common

    Created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker, Penn’s newest landscape project has spread a 2.75 acre welcome mat of green at the door of the Palestra and Franklin Field.

  • Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

    Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

    In 2006, Penn had a vision. Anne Papageorge, Penn’s vice president for Facilities and Real Estate Services, says the first phase of the campus blueprint, called Penn Connects, made the goals of President Amy Gutmann’s Penn Compact real.

  • A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    A Grand Opening for Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

    On a bright, blue-skied September day—reminiscent of the beautiful but tragic Tuesday morning 11 years ago—the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine paid tribute to 9/11 with a nod toward the future.

  • Class of 2016 Gets a Taste of Penn Traditions

    Class of 2016 Gets a Taste of Penn Traditions

    To the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” from the University of Pennsylvania Band, President Amy Gutmann, Provost Vincent Price, Secretary of the University Leslie Kruhly, deans, and faculty kicked off Convocation, marking the entry of the newest members of the Penn community.