Campus & Community

Penn Hosts Daylong Arts Crawl Today

WHAT: As part of the Arts and the City Year event series, the University of Pennsylvania will hold its first “Arts Crawl,” a full day of events offered by more than two dozen arts and culture groups. WHO:Arts and Culture groups from campus, as well as the Philadelphia region

Julie McWilliams

Penn Park Groundbreaking Is Today at 1 p.m.

 WHAT: A groundbreaking at the University of Pennsylvania for its 24-acre, $46 million Penn Park that features pedestrian walks, three athletic fields and a 12-court outdoor tennis facility and will bring 20 percent more open space to the campus.

Julie McWilliams

University of Pennsylvania Releases Climate Action Plan

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania today released its Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive approach to reducing the University’s carbon footprint and enhancing its overall sustainability. An announcement by President Amy Gutmann marked the occasion.

Julie McWilliams

Penn Becomes First Ivy to Partner With Posse Foundation

The University of Pennsylvania has become the first Ivy League school to partner with The Posse Foundation, which recruits and trains young people from urban high schools and sends them to top-tier colleges and universities as multicultural groups of 10 called "Posses."

Ron Ozio

In the News

Indian Express

Mumbai this week: New Manav Kaul play, concert by Lucky Ali and a wine-tasting festival

Penn Masala, an undergraduate student group touted as the world’s first South Asian ‘a cappella’ group, is performing in Mumbai this weekend.



Congrats, college grad. Good luck finding that dream job

Barbara Hewitt of Career Services says that there are still opportunities for recent grads, though more students have to look beyond big-name companies.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Children’s Festival returns with sensory-friendly performances, puppets and more

The Philadelphia Children’s Festival, hosted by Penn Live Arts, is returning for a four-day event later this month at the Annenberg Center.


Philadelphia Inquirer

A governor, ‘Abbott Elementary’ star and Dateline News anchor are among commencement speakers at Philly-area colleges this spring

Tony Award-winning actress and singer/songwriter Idina Menzel will speak at Penn’s commencement.


Philadelphia Business Journal

University of Pennsylvania receives $10M gift from New York hedge fund founder

The School of Arts & Sciences has received a $10 million gift from alumni Daniel and Brett Sundheim to fund scholarships for international students.