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.
W.E.B. Du Bois’ Words, Rendered in Arabic Calligraphy, on a West Philly Corner
A blank wall as his canvas, Tunisian-French street artist eL Seed spent a week this autumn transforming the corner of Market and Preston streets just north of 40th Street.
Mitchell and Margo Blutt Endow Professorships at Three Penn Schools
Mitchell J. Blutt, C’78, M’82, WG’87, and Margo Krody Blutt have made a gift of $4.5 million, including matching funds, to endow three Presidential Professorships across the University of Pennsylvania. The Mitchell J.
Student Fellow Examines Effect of Emerging Technologies on Warfare
By Julie McWilliamsSmartphone apps have become ubiquitous, an important part of most people's daily lives. Drones have become a useful tool for many businesses, such as construction, photography, real estate and sports programs. Both are de rigeur for troops in combat.
Penn’s Business Services Recognized for Inclusive Excellence
The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Business Services has been awarded the 2017 Edwin R. Golden Award for Inclusive Excellence from the National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
Penn to Build New College House Near 40th and Walnut Streets
The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees today approved the design for a new 250,000 sq. ft. residential building, New College House West.
Penn Honors Eight Alumni Including Creative Spirit Awardee, Actress and Author Candice Bergen
The University of Pennsylvania will honor eight distinguished alumni at the 2017 Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Nov. 3.
Penn’s Perry World House Awarded $498,000 for Work Focused on Global Policy Challenges
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House has been awarded a two-year $498,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for research and programming to impact critical emerging global policy issues.
Peter Decherney Appointed Faculty Director of Penn Online Learning Initiative
Peter Decherney has been named faculty director of the Online Learning Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a professor of cinema studies and English in Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences.
New Gift to Endow Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy at Penn
Andrea Mitchell, CW'67, and Alan Greenspan have made a gift to endow the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy.
Penn Wharton China Center Reflects Upon Two Years of Progress and Growth
On launching the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, in March of 2015, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann said, “We are building on Penn's history of broad, deep eng