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Penn IUR Honors Leaders in Urban Food Systems at the Ninth Annual Urban Leadership Forum
March 6, 2013
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
Groundbreaking Penn Conference Tackles the Complex of Urbanization and Food
March 6, 2013
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
At Penn, Making a Difference Through Art
January 25, 2013
Ken Lum thinks Philadelphia will be an inspiration for his work as an artist.
Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery Presents '9 Perspectives'
October 24, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — “9 Perspectives On a Photography Collection” mines the extensive photography holdings in the University of Pennsylvania’s Art Collection of more than 800 prints acquired during the last 100 years and will open at the Arthur Ross Gallery on Nov. 12.
'Artifacts, Massacres and Dinner Parties' Exhibit
June 11, 2012
Working primarily in graphite and creating large, detailed drawings, Julie Saecker Schneider of the School of Design has put together “Artifacts, Massacres, and Dinner Parties” at the Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibit, which runs until June 22, features some of her work recontextualizing myths and the physical description of memory. 
PennDesign Students Assist Cities in Highway Projects
May 22, 2012
Many interstate highways across North America are about 50 years old, at the end of their lifespans and in need of repair or replacement. Some communities, such as Montreal, New Orleans and the Bronx are actively considering or in the process of removing an aging highway. A group of students in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design spent the spring semester researching and offering proposals for highway removal and redesign to government and planning officials in six cities.
6 Exhibitions for PennDesign’s Terry Adkins
April 26, 2012
As a teenager growing up in the 1960s, Terry Adkins, a fine arts professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, was influenced by the major cultural, political and social events of the era -- and the music of Jimmy Hendrix. Adkins’ recital, “The Principalities,” which opened April 26 at Galerie Zidoun in Luxembourg, features that era and the singer, songwriter and guitarist, who died in 1970 at age 27.
Penn IUR, Partners Launch Innovative Electricity Price Awareness Campaign
April 17, 2012
PHILADELPHIA -- You can easily track the minute-by-minute price swings of a barrel of oil, but can you do the same for a megawatt of electricity?  Today you can.
The Legacy of Penn's Martin Meyerson
February 17, 2012
Penn President Martin Meyerson’s impact on campus is still being felt more than 30 years after his presidency. Meyerson led the University at a time when Penn was going through many major changes, including dealing with a huge budget deficit, making upgrades to the campus grounds and modifying academic programs to complete his goal of creating “One University.” Meyerson envisioned all Penn’s schools collaborating in teaching and research to benefit society.
PennDesign’s Marion Weiss Named an American Institute of Architecture Fellow
February 13, 2012
            PHILADELPHIA – Marion Weiss,  professor of architecture in the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, has been selected as a 2012 fellow by the American Institute of Architecture. The Fellowship honors architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.