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 and Michigan Researchers Discover New Rules for Quasicrystals
Crystals are defined by their repeating, symmetrical patterns and long-range order. Unlike amorphous materials, in which atoms are randomly packed together, the atoms in a crystal are arranged in a predictable way. Quasicrystals are an exotic exception to this rule.
Penn Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Global Center, Perry World House
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today welcomed donors, students, faculty, dignitaries and special guests for a ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of Perry World House, the University’s new hub for global engagement.
Penn’s Perry World House Opens With Global Forum Featuring Policy Experts Navanethem Pillay, Robert Gates
Perry World House, the University of Pennsylvania’s new global policy research center, celebrates its grand opening during the next two days with a series of panels featuring foreign policy thought leaders.
Penn’s New College House Named ACE Urban Project of the Year
The University of Pennsylvania's New College House, designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects and constructed by INTECH Construction, has received the 2016 Urban Project of the Year awarded by the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Beth Simmons Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price are pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Simmons as the University of Pennsylvania’s eighteenth Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2016.
Christopher Gruits Appointed to Lead Penn’s Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
University of Pennsylvania Provost Vincent Price and Vice Provost Anita Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Gruits as Executive and Artistic Director of the Annenberg Center f
Penn Professor’s Trip to Zambia Shines a Light on the Impact of Education
Impact Network’s eSchool 360 program provides access to education to more than 2,200 students in rural Zambia. But the project might not have been possible had it not been for lessons learned in a classroom in Philadelphia.