George A. Weiss' total giving to Penn now exceeds $80 million, nearly $50 million since the start of the Making History campaign, and he has spread his philanthropy broadly and deeply across the spectrum of Penn priorities.
Penn Sets 30% Recycling Goal for National RecycleMania Competition in Support of Climate Action Plan
This is an opportunity for members of the University community to change their every-day behavior and collaborate to meet this common goal.
Skirkanich Hall reflects Penn's tradition of excellence in contemporary design that addresses the physical and historical context of its surrounding buildings.
Spikes in News Coverage of HPV, Cervical Cancer Linked to Increased Knowledge, but Important Information Omitted
This new study reveals that many news stories were missing important information, including the sexually transmitted nature of the disease.
NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous to Speak at Penn's Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice Jan. 22
Inaugurated in 2002, the Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice is an annual event that honors individuals and scholars of African descent who have committed themselves to social justice. This year's program features Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, in conversation with Camille Charles, director of Penn's Africana Studies Center and professor of sociology.
A new event this year, a tent city on College Green, will illustrate the plight of homeless Americans, which King addressed in his advocacy for the poor and working poor.
Mukesh D. Ambani Awarded Inaugural Dean's Medal From the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science
Ambani was recognized for visionary leadership in the application of engineering and technology for the betterment of mankind. The medal was awarded at a gala ceremony at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai, India.
It's a rare opportunity for law students to work on one Supreme Court case, but some University of Pennsylvania Law School students have had the opportunity to handle two cases in this school year.