Penn submits amicus brief to Supreme Court in support of DACA
The brief, which is signed by the University and 18 other schools, was filed in support of the respondents in the 2017 case brought by Regents of the University of California against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Penn’s Way kicks off new workplace giving campaign, with $1.7M goal
The 2019 Penn’s Way campaign kicked off with a celebration at Houston Hall. From Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, faculty and staff are encouraged to donate to the 15,000-plus participating agencies.
Supporting the Schuylkill
Penn President Amy Gutmann joined city officials and local college leaders along Boathouse Row to announce support to fund the dredging of the Schuylkill River.
A legacy of innovation, inclusion, and impact
At a special gala Friday evening, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia honored President Amy Gutmann with this year’s William Penn Award.
To help women, find ways to provide equal opportunities
Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and author of “The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Can Change the World,” was on hand for a conversation with Wharton Professor Adam Grant on April 25.
Building literacy and leadership through basketball
Three seniors with roots in West Africa will use their President’s Engagement Prize to build a program for Liberian girls that will combine sports and reading.
The Power of Penn at the Met
One year into the Power of Penn campaign, President Amy Gutmann hosted a panel discussion with three professors to usher in another year of inclusion, innovation, and impact on a local and global scale.
Higher ed as ‘hubs for common ground’
At the Wharton Global Forum in Shanghai, Penn President Amy Gutmann said high-quality higher education has the potential to transform lives, communities, and the world.
Wired up at FemmeHacks
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Vijay Kumar, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, visited the all-women collegiate hackathon this weekend.
The Knight Commission calls to rebuild trust in democracy with transparency, responsibility
Penn President Amy Gutmann joined 26 other national leaders to consider why the age of Facebook and “fake news” has pushed faith in government and the media to historic low, and how to mend the rift.
In the News
How to Watch Joe Biden's Conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann
Former Vice President Joe Biden is returning to campus this afternoon to join President Amy Gutmann for a conversation focusing on the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. It will be livestreamed on March 29th, 2018 from 3 to 4 p.m. (EDT).
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Biden Denounces 'The Prostitution of the Second Amendment' by Gun-Rights Activists
During his on-campus talk with President Amy Gutmann yesterday, former U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, leader of the Penn Biden Center, expressed support for the March for Our Lives movement, denouncing what he feels to be a misuse of the Second Amendment by gun-rights activists.
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