Gifts in Action

March 21, 2014

The School of Arts and Sciences created a video to recognize and celebrate the leadership gifts of Trustee Emeritus P. Roy Vagelos, C’50, Hon’99, and his wife, Diana, parents.

February 1, 2014

Patricia Quinn, CGS’02, is the first to acknowledge the importance of a helping hand in achieving her educational goals. “I know how much Bread Upon the Waters meant to me on so many levels in my life,” she says. That’s why, for her, helping someone else was the natural next step.

January 15, 2014

In her 18 years with Williams- Sonoma, Inc., CEO Laura Alber, C’90, has transformed the well-known housewares company, particularly its Pottery Barn brand

January 2, 2014

The Katz Center’s Board Chair Reflects on his Family’s Long Involvement with Judaic Studies at Penn

December 15, 2013

The School’s new Neural and Behavioral Sciences Building is scheduled to open in 2016. Situated next to James G. Kaskey Memorial Park, the NBS Building will create a life sciences corridor and promote collaboration across undergraduate programs by serving as the new home for Biology, Psychology, Biological Basis of Behavior, and the Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management.

December 1, 2013

"A student can be a leader in every circumstance,” says John J. DiIulio, Jr., the Frederic Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion, and Civil Society. Thanks to the recently expanded Fox Fellowship program, 100 students every year will have the opportunity to prove that point.

November 15, 2013

With a gift of $15 million, University of Pennsylvania Trustee Emeritus P. Roy Vagelos, C’50, Hon’99, and his wife, Diana, parents, are continuing to ensure Penn’s leadership in energy research by endowing two professorships dedicated to this critically important field.

November 1, 2013

The School’s Latest Scholarship Donors Do All They Can to Help Others Become a Part of Penn Arts and Sciences

June 28, 2013

More than 8,000 alumni, parents, and friends made gifts to the School of Arts and Sciences Making History campaign. The remarkable generosity of our donors—who gave a total of $528.7 million—is having tremendous positive impact every day throughout the School.