Universities Have Duty to Engage With Their Cities

February 11, 2016

Penn’s community engagement, particularly in west Philadelphia, is mentioned.

Article Source: Philly.com

The Fed’s Best-value Schools

February 6, 2016

Penn is included in a list of colleges and universities highlighting high earnings and low net price for low-income students.

Article Source: New York Times

Why Your Commercial District Needs an Anti-Poverty Strategy

February 4, 2016

Penn is mentioned as an anchor institution in University City for its contributions to job creation and real estate investment in Philadelphia.

Article Source: NextCity.org

Penn Museum Moves History (Carefully) to Make Way for Future

January 30, 2016

The preservation process and removal of Museum artifacts due to the demolition of the Penn Tower complex are highlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: Delicate Process of Preserving Artifacts as Things Get Shaky at Penn Museum

January 29, 2016

Bob Thurlow of the Museum and Patrick Dorris of Penn Medicine talk about the process of preserving museum artifacts amidst the demolition of the nearby Penn Tower.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 26, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to Speak at Penn Commencement

January 19, 2016

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the announcement of the commencement speaker, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 19, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Speak at Penn’s 260th Commencement

Lin-Manuel Miranda, a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award recipient and the Tony- and Grammy-award winning composer and lyricist of the Broadway show “In the Heights” and of “Hamilton,” a groundbreaking musical rooted in hip-hop and intertwined with R & B, jazz, and pop, will

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Media Contact:Sara Leavens | lesara@pobox.upenn.edu | January 7, 2016

Penn Libraries to Host Regional Collections of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts

The Penn Libraries is proud to announce their role as online host and one of the leaders in a partnership that will create the country’s largest regional collection of digitized medieval manuscripts.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 4, 2016

Penn Professor Directs Documentary: ‘Filmmaking for Democracy in Myanmar’

When Peter Decherney led a team of filmmakers and scholars to Myanmar in 2014, he quickly realized that there was a compelling story to tell about the country’s vibrant and, until recently, government-censored movie-making industry.