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’s New College House Named ACE Urban Project of the Year
The University of Pennsylvania's New College House, designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects and constructed by INTECH Construction, has received the 2016 Urban Project of the Year awarded by the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania.
Beth Simmons Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price are pleased to announce the appointment of Beth Simmons as the University of Pennsylvania’s eighteenth Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2016.
Christopher Gruits Appointed to Lead Penn’s Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
University of Pennsylvania Provost Vincent Price and Vice Provost Anita Allen are pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Gruits as Executive and Artistic Director of the Annenberg Center f
Penn Professor’s Trip to Zambia Shines a Light on the Impact of Education
Impact Network’s eSchool 360 program provides access to education to more than 2,200 students in rural Zambia. But the project might not have been possible had it not been for lessons learned in a classroom in Philadelphia.
Penn Wharton China Center Partners With Philadelphia Orchestra on 2016 Asia Tour
The University of Pennsylvania's Penn Wharton China Center is partnering with The Philadelphia Orchestra on its 2016 Tour of Asia & China Residency May 19 – June 5.
Penn Graduate School of Education’s VAST Life Program Is Life Changing
On four Saturdays this spring, Sharon Thomas has made the hour-long drive from Hatboro to the University of Pennsylvania with a strong sense of urgency and hope.
A Passion for Research Takes Penn Senior Beyond the Stacks
By Christina Cook
Inaugural President’s Innovation Prize Winners Announced at Penn
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of four undergraduates as the inaugural President’s Innovation Prize recipients.
Penn Celebrates Opening of the Stephen A. Levin Building: A New Hub for the Neural and Behavioral Sciences
The University of Pennsylvania officially opened the Stephen A. Levin Building with a dedication ceremony on April 14. The six-story, $68.6-million, 78,000-square-foot building integrates psychology, biology and behavioral sciences under one roof with research laboratories, teaching facilities and space for students to collaborate and study.