Associate Director for News
Amanda Mott manages media relations related to the Office of the Executive Vice President which includes facilities and real estate, Penn’s Climate Action Plan, student financial services, business services, campus housing and dining, and the endowment. In addition, she covers Commencement and Penn Global including Perry World House, the Penn Wharton China Center, and the Penn Biden Center.
Penn Celebrates ‘Reinvigorated’ ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life
On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the ARCH, Penn’s Arts, Research, and Culture House.
Penn Celebrates Completion of $24.5 Million Renovation of Historic Arts, Research and Culture House
The University of Pennsylvania has completed a $24.5 million renovation of its Arts, Research and Culture House, transforming the historic building into a center for campus life that builds on the cultural diversity of Penn students and offers an intellectual and social experience for the entire University community.
ReThink Your Footprint Campaign at Penn Succeeds in Reducing Landfill Waste
When it comes to waste minimization, less is more.
Bi-coastal Penn conference assesses innovation in India
As the world’s largest democracy and second most populous country, India is a burgeoning economic power. Yet the country’s historic macroeconomic instability, contentious political climate, and overtaxed infrastructure all point to the urgent need for innovation.
Green Campus Partnership at Penn Looks to Score a Big Zero at QuakerFest
The Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania is looking to score a zero in support of the Red and Blue at this year’s QuakerFest. The group’s aim is to make the traditional alumni tailgate held before the Homecoming football game a “zero-waste” event to score big gains for environmental sustainability.
Green Campus Partnership Green Fund Grant Applications at Penn Are Due Oct. 31
Proposals for fall 2013 Green Fund grants through the University of Pennsylvania’s Green Campus Partnership are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, Green Fund grants support innovative green projects and ideas from students, faculty and staff.
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Among 10 to Be Honored at Penn’s Alumni Gala
At a black-tie gala on Friday, Nov. 8, the University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alumni and alumni groups who, through their accomplishments or continued involvement, have brought honor and prestige to Penn.
Penn IUR and Executive Vice President Host Power of Eds and Meds Panel Discussion
WHAT: The Penn Institute for Urban Research and Penn’s executive vice president will host a conversation about University of Pennsylvania-led economic and community development.
Penn expands campus dining options
This fall, Penn has expanded its menu of campus dining options, adding new facilities to its retail footprint, both off campus and on. HipCityVeg recently opened at 214 S. 40th St., and HubBub Coffee, at 3736 Spruce St., is scheduled to open on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 a.m.
Penn Student Eco Reps Dig Deep for Apple Day of Service Project
On a peerless fall Saturday, 32 of the University of Pennsylvania’s student Eco Reps took up rakes, shovels and shears to aide Bartram’s Garden in Southwest Philadelphia.