Penn Announces Third Round of Green Fund Grants; Submission Deadline Is Oct. 29
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Green Fund will accept applications beginning Oct. 1 for a third round of grants to support green innovative ideas from students, faculty or staff designed to help Penn meet its sustainability goals.
Penn Biologists Say Species Accumulate on Earth at Slower Rates Than in the Past
PHILADELPHIA –- Computational biologists at the University of Pennsylvania say that species are still accumulating on Earth but at a slower rate than in the past.
Administrator of BP and Sept. 11th Victim-Compensation Funds to Speak at Penn Law School Today
WHO: Kenneth Feinberg WHAT: “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophies” WHEN: Oct. 12, 2010, 4:30 p.m.
Penn Public Safety Launches New Service: Penn Guardian
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Public Safety today launched a new safety service, Penn Guardian, which allows DPS’s emergency communications center, PennComm, to identify the GPS coordinates of registered cell phones.
Report from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Shows Positive Results of Urban Investment
PHILADELPHIA –- A new report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government shows how public investment guided by strategic planning can produce highly successful results, even within an urban area formerly plagued by high levels of vacancy and abandonment.
Penn Dining Halls to Compete in Eat Local Challenge
WHAT: The Eat Local Challenge at the University of Pennsylvania, when made-from-scratch meals with, except for salt, 100 percent local ingredients -- sourced from within 150 miles of campus -- will be served at lunch.
Penn's Endowment Returns 13 Percent
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania endowment had a return of nearly 13 percent for fiscal year 2010.
Penn Vet Announces $100,000 Winners of 2010 World Leadership Award and Student Inspiration Awards
PHILADELPHIA –- Mo Salman, professor of animal population health at Colorado State University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award, given annually by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicin
Penn President Amy Gutmann Meets With Vice President Biden on Stimulus Funding for Research
WASHINGTON -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann attended a meeting at the White House today as an invited guest of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Former Philadelphia Managing Director Camille Cates Barnett To Become Penn IUR Scholar
Today, Eugenie Birch and Susan Wachter, co-directors of the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) announced that Dr. Camille Cates Barnett, formerly Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia, will become a Penn IUR Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. With support of a William Penn Foundation grant to Penn IUR, Dr.