UPenn Receives $13.6 Million for Undergraduate Energy Research Program

October 7, 2011

A gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos to establish the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research is featured.

Article Source: Philanthropy News Digest
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 4, 2011

Penn’s Craig R. Carnaroli to Chair Group Advising Philadelphia School District on Finances and Operations

PHILADELPHIA – Craig R. Carnaroli, executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named chair of the Financial Operations and Systems Working Group, which will advise the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. 

The announcement was made by Mayor Michael Nutter in conjunction with the SRC and Ron Tomalis, the Pennsylvania secretary of education.

Lots of Reasons to Cheer About Philly’s University City

September 29, 2011

Real estate projects such as Penn Park are highlighted.

Article Source: Keystone Edge

Audio: Eric Furda Interview

September 25, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions is interviewed about the college-application process.

Article Source: Clear Channel Radio

Penn Gets Gift From Past Merck CEO, Wife

September 30, 2011

A gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos to create a new undergraduate program in energy research is highlighted.

Video: College Admissions Insight From the Deans at Penn and Michigan

September 25, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses college admissions.

Article Source: Forbes

Penn Park Opens as a Sustainable Gateway Between University and Center Cities

September 20, 2011

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services and Steve Bilsky of Athletics comment on the opening of Penn Park.

Article Source: Flying Kite

Town, Gown and Park

September 20, 2011

The development of Penn Park is featured.

Article Source: Architects Newspaper

College is a Boost in an Uncertain Economy

September 19, 2011

Patricia Rose of Career Services says, “There are opportunities for bright, motivated college graduates.”

Article Source: USA Today

Penn Endowment Rises 19% on Stocks, Natural Resources

September 15, 2011

Chief Investment Officer Kristin Gilbertson is mentioned about the university’s endowment increase.

Article Source: Bloomberg