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.
Penn Receives Grant Supporting Tobacco-free Campus Initiatives
The University of Pennsylvania has received a $20,000 grant under the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation’s Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative. The award, timed to coincide with the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17, recognizes the University’s ongoing efforts to create a tobacco-free campus culture.
Where Ideas Go to Work: Penn Celebrates Grand Opening of Pennovation Center
Describing it as an “unprecedented” project, an “iconic new landmark,” and Penn’s “window into our future,” University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, joined by David L.
Penn Honors Seven Alumni Including Creative Spirit Awardee Hollywood’s Jonathan Avnet
The University of Pennsylvania will honor seven distinguished alumni at the 2016 Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Oct. 28.
Penn Engineers’ Network Analysis Uncovers New Evidence of Collaboration in Shakespeare’s Plays
The question of whether William Shakespeare truly wrote every word in every scene of his plays has been circulating since the time of The Bard himself.
Penn to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for New Innovation Hub, Pennovation Center
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and David L. Cohen, chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees, invite Penn students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and friends, as well as the region’s business and tech community, to a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.
Penn and Michigan Researchers Discover New Rules for Quasicrystals
Crystals are defined by their repeating, symmetrical patterns and long-range order. Unlike amorphous materials, in which atoms are randomly packed together, the atoms in a crystal are arranged in a predictable way. Quasicrystals are an exotic exception to this rule.
Penn Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Global Center, Perry World House
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today welcomed donors, students, faculty, dignitaries and special guests for a ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of Perry World House, the University’s new hub for global engagement.
Penn’s Perry World House Opens With Global Forum Featuring Policy Experts Navanethem Pillay, Robert Gates
Perry World House, the University of Pennsylvania’s new global policy research center, celebrates its grand opening during the next two days with a series of panels featuring foreign policy thought leaders.