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.

Jill DiSanto-Haines

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.                       

Julie McWilliams

Penn's Endowment Returns 13 Percent

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania endowment had a return of nearly 13 percent for fiscal year 2010.

Julie McWilliams

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.

Amy Montgomery