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.
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
Paul Sniegowski Appointed Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, announces Sniegowski’s appointment:
Penn Celebrates Inclusion With Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo
On Thursday, May 18, the University of Pennsylvania hosted community leaders and more than forty local businesses at the Penn Supplier Diversity Forum & Expo. The event attracted over 350 people.
Penn’s New Innovation Hub, Pennovation Center Awarded Gold LEED Status for Environmental Design
The University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Center has been awarded LEED Gold status for new construction by the U.S.
Penn Joins American Talent Initiative in National Effort to Expand Access for High-achieving, Lower-income Students
The University of Pennsylvania has joined the American Talent Initiative in a national effort to attract, enroll and graduate more high-achieving, lower-income student at America’s top-performing undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.
University of Pennsylvania to Celebrate Launch of Penn Center for Health, Devices and Technology
On May 2, 2017, the University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the launch of the Penn Center for Health, Devices and Technology, or Penn Health-Tech, a University-wide effort to advance Penn’s world-class breakthroughs into new devices and health technologies to meet the world’s most pressing health care needs.
Psychology Professor Angela Duckworth to Give Penn’s 2017 Baccalaureate Address
Angela Duckworth, the Christopher H.
2017 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize Winners Announced at Penn
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann announced today the selection of eight undergraduates as recipients of the 2017 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes. Awarded annually, the President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes provide $100,000 in funding for Penn seniors to de