Garden Railway: Public Gardens
Morris Arboretum & Gardens, 100 E. Northwestern Ave.
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.
Increased funding will enable the SNF Paideia Program at Penn to strengthen a commitment to the civic mission of higher education on campus and beyond with enhanced course offerings, an expanded fellowship program, and more event programming.
May graduates Sarah Beth Gleeson, Shoshana Weintraub, and Julia Yan will use their President’s Sustainability Prize to create a device for trapping microfibers in laundry machines to reduce ocean microplastic pollution.
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In the shadow of the LOVE sculpture, campus ministers and artists offered prayers, readings, and songs, supporting the community and imploring action in the wake of the lives lost in the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, in Laguna Woods, California, and in Uvalde, Texas.
The plaza, named for Stuart Weitzman, Wharton Class of 1963, was extensively renovated in 2021 and celebrated on May 13 with a ceremony.
Trauner, one of the world’s most innovative interdisciplinary chemists, will have joint appointments in the School of Arts & Sciences and in the Perelman School of Medicine.
The renovation and expansion of historic Morgan Building will create a state-of-the-art facility.
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On May 16, more than 6,000 students are eligible to graduate at the University-wide Commencement ceremony, and Penn will confer eight honorary degrees.
On May 16, Penn will celebrate the first fully in-person Commencement since the 263rd ceremony in 2019.
A new gift from Aedas, a global architecture and design firm, will establish a fellowship for architecture students to work in Asia.
Six prize-winning teams will design and undertake post-graduation projects that make a positive, lasting difference in the world.