WHO: Fundraiser to help Chilean earthquake relief efforts
WHAT: Chilean buffet and “La Nana (The Maid)” film screening
WHERE: Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.
WHEN: Friday, March 19
Empanadas, sandwiches, pastries and soft drinks will be sold from 7- 7:45 p.m.
The Chilean film, “La Nana (The Maid)” will be screened at 8 p.m. A donation of $5 for students and $10 for the general public is requested.
WHO: Zaha Hadid
WHEN: 6-7:30 p.m., March 22, 2010
WHERE: University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Meyerson Hall, Room B-1
34th and Walnut streets
British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid will visit PennDesign to speak about her work in product design and architecture.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in True Green Fashion With RecycleMania Seminar: “Innovation in Recycling”
In support of RecycleMania efforts at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn’s Wharton School will host a panel discussion, “Innovation in Recycling,” with representatives from area companies providing an inside look at the ways in which businesses are reducing waste and developing a new green economy.
BEIJING -- In a ceremony today on Peking University's campus, the University of Pennsylvania and Peking University announced an agreement recognizing shared academic interests between the two universities. The memorandum of understanding builds on several existing partnerships between the two universities, namely between the Wharton and Guanghua schools of business.
BEIJING -- The University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University today announced agreements to build upon research and academic collaborations between the two schools. In particular, the universities signed agreements reaffirming their commitment to environmental sustainability, through the work of the Penn-Tsinghua T.C. Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies, founded in 2006.
U.S. Justice Department Official to Speak at Penn to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Women
Lanny Breuer, assistant attorney general, Department of Justice
Maureen Rush, Penn vice president for public safety
Joann Mitchell, Penn vice president for institutional affairs
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center will be getting new computers thanks to a “refresh” grant from the David Bohnett Foundation.
PHILADELPHIA -- Five young scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows for 2010.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania today announced one of its smallest tuition increases in 42 years -– 3.8 percent -– while reaffirming its commitment to its innovative no-loan financial-aid program. Penn will expand its financial-aid budget for the coming year by $15 million, or 11 percent, to $149 million.
In 2009-2010, the number of aided undergraduates jumped by 10 percent, and aid expenditures have grown by 19 percent.