Visit the University website for more news, announcements, and resources related to the Penn campus response to COVID-19. https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/ Please visit School and Center sites for specific building and re-occupancy guidance. Facilities Resumption FAQ's Below are answers to frequently...
Are you interested in learning more about the trees and plants on Penn's campus? Or, as the weather warms, in spending more time with friends outdoors? The Penn Plant Explorer Interactive website is an excellent resource for anyone looking to get outside, discover campus gardens, or find a quiet...
El Taco Mexican restaurant El Taco opened its new location at 3716 Spruce Street in early March. Locally owned and operated, El Taco has served delicious made-from-scratch fare, including crispy tacos, quesadillas, and burrito bowls, at its Powelton Village location since 2018. Founded by Penn...
In June, the University of Pennsylvania announced that the next phase of development at the Pennovation Works campus would include a 455,000-square-foot life sciences facility along 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. The building will include roughly 387,000 square feet dedicated to biological...
Gutmann College House, Penn's 450-bed residential building located at 40th and Walnut streets, has been awarded Silver Level LEED Certification. Completed in 2021, Gutmann College House was designed specifically as an undergraduate college house, part of Penn's residential system of shared...
On May 13th, 2022, students, faculty, staff and visitors from across Penn gathered to celebrate the reimagined Stuart Weitzman plaza, located between Meyerson Hall and the Fisher Fine Arts Library. Named for Penn alumnus Stuart Weitzman, for whom the School of Deisgn is also named and who spoke at...
For the thirteenth year in a row, Penn has been named a Tree Campus Higher Education (formerly known as Tree Campus USA) by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus Higher Education program recognizes college and university campuses that effectively manage their campus trees. To continually obtain...
Located at the northeast corner of 34th and Chestnut Streets, the forthcoming Amy Gutmann Hal l will service as the hub for Penn Engineering's IDEAS Initiative, a wide-ranging investment in data science: the field of research that analyzes and combines massive quantities of digital information to...
The University of Pennsylvania and Greystar Real Estate Partners announced their partnership in the mixed-use redevelopment of existing student housing at 3600 Chestnut Street. The project will provide 588 beds in 473 units of furnished, attainably priced, graduate-focused housing and a rich...
In March, numerous FRES team members were honored with 2022 Models of Excellence Awards, one of the University's highest honors for staff. The Quaker Kitchen Project team, which included Michael Doherty, Dave Dunn, Ke Feng, Mark Kocent, Jackie Schlindwein, and Mariette Buchman, were honored with a...

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