Construction Begins on 14-story, 150-unit Apartment Community on 3900 Block of Walnut Street
PHILADELPHIA - In conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania, University Partners, a developer of student housing, has begun construction on The Radian in the 3900 block of Walnut Street.
Dedication Wednesday for Wave Forms, City's Newest Public Art Gracing Domus Complex at Penn
WHAT: Dedication of Philadelphia's latest public art project, "Wave Forms," designed by New York artist Dennis Oppenheim.
James Baker to Speak at Penn Commencement; Honorees Include Aretha Franklin, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Aaron Beck
PHILADELPHIA -- James A. Baker III, a co-chair of the Iraq Study Group who has served as secretary of state and secretary of the treasury, will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 251st Commencement on Monday, May 14, at Franklin Field, 33rd and South streets. The procession of graduates begins at 9 a.m.
South African Constitutional Court Justice to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Law School Commencement
South African Constitutional Court Justice to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Law School CommencementWHO: Yvonne Mokgoro, justice of the Constitutional Court of South AfricaWHAT: University of Pennsylvania Law School CommencementWHEN: May 14, 2007, 3 p.m.WHERE: Academy of MusicBroad and Locust streets
University of Pennsylvania Adopts Windows Live @ edu to Deliver Communications Platform to Students
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has partnered with Microsoft to enhance the communications platform it offers to many of its students.
President Amy Gutmann offers condolences to the Virginia Tech community
The University of Pennsylvania extends its heartfelt condolences to the Virginia Tech campus community. The thoughts and prayers of Penn's students, faculty, and staff are with the victims and families affected by Monday's horrifying and tragic events.In the wake of campus violence elsewhere, it is natural to ask questions about safety here at Penn.
Food Network's 'Dinner Impossible' Episode Filmed at Penn Fraternity; Brothers Slice, Dice, Shop and Serve
PHILADELPHIA - An upcoming episode of "Dinner Impossible," the Food Network's version of a culinary "Mission: Impossible," will feature Psi Upsilon fraternity brothers from the University of Pennsylvania doing their part to create a feast for Penn President Amy Gutmann and guests.
Statement on Citibank Loan Program
The University of Pennsylvania has agreed to modify one of its student loan programs, which is offered by Citibank, in response to a recent inquiry made to the University by the New York Attorney General. Penn will reimburse all participants who borrowed from the Penn CitiAssist program for fees paid by Citibank to the University.
Actor Kal Penn to Teach at the University of Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA - Kal Penn, star of the new film "The Namesake" and known for his role as Kumar in the movie "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," will be a guest instructor at the University of Pennsylvania. He will teach two undergraduate courses in the spring semester of 2008 tentatively titled "Images of Asian Americans in the Media" and "Contemporary American Teen Films."
Penn's Latino Coalition to Work on Taller Puertorriqueno Community Garden
Penn's Latino Coalition to Work on Taller Puertorriqueno Community GardenWHO:Latino Coalition of the University of Pennsylvania WHAT:Flower planting, figurine painting, garden restorationWHEN:March 24, 200710:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.WHERE:Taller Puertorriqueno Garden2721 N. 5th St.Philadelphia
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‘Bridges to Wealth’ helps to close gap through education
A program sponsored by the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the Wharton School is working with local youth to promote financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
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UPenn football player tries to save a stranger’s life: ‘It was life-changing for me’
Anthony Lotti, a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences from Freehold, New Jersey, and a defensive back for the Quakers, spoke about his recent bone marrow donation.
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Philly ‘Host Home’ program aims to slash LGBTQ youth homelessness, shelter costs
Recent alum and President’s Engagement Prize winner Brendan Taliaferro was highlighted for his Host Home program, which connects young LGBTQ people experiencing homelessness with volunteer households and social workers.
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Art Museum moves sculpture
“Social Consciousness,” a sculpture by Jacob Epstein, is being moved from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Penn’s campus on a 99-year loan.
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At 11, she started college. Now, at 18, she’s on the verge of a Penn degree
Soleil Hawley, a senior in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, was profiled for her accomplishments as one of the youngest students in recent memory to enroll in a part-time B.A. program at Penn.
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