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...
To accommodate utility work, the south side of South Street, between Health Sciences and 33 rd will be closed through October 2021. Pedestrians should detour to the north side along the Franklin Field arcade. Note access to the Penn Museum Main entrance will be from the 33 rd Street end of the...
The 250,000 sq. ft. New College House, located at 40th street and Locust Walk, was completed in summer 2021, and welcomed its first student residents for the fall semester. The $160M, 448-bed college house is the 13th on Penn's campus, and features common areas like a life skills kitchen, study,...
In November, the Penn Sustainability Office released the Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0 FY21 Annual Report , based on data and metrics from fiscal year 2021 gathered from across many academic and administrative units at the University. The Climate and Sustainability Action Plan 3.0 FY21...
November 2021 marked the five year anniversary of the opening of the Pennovation Center, Penn's groundbreaking innovation hub for researchers and entrepreneurs. This story from Penn Today reflects on the excitement of the Center's opening, major milestones of the last five years, the evolution of...
On October 1, Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Science held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new data science building, unveiling its new name, Amy Gutmann Hall. President Gutmann is Penn's longest-serving President, and her term will conclude at the end of the 2021-2022 academic year. The...
The Penn Libraries have transformed their Biomedical Library into Biotech Commons, a multidisciplinary, flexible-learning facility located at the heart of campus. Read more about the $11.5M renovation, and see features of the state-of-the-art space , at Penn Today.
Five Guys will soon be serving its popular burgers, fries and shakes in its newest University City location at 3714 Spruce Street. Expected to open in late fall of 2021, the new space will be easily accessible from the Quad and the center of campus. Read more about what Five Guys brings to campus...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. Visit FRES in the News 2021 for last year's stories. January 18, 2022 The State of University City 2022 Report from the University City District Almanac, Vol. 68 No. 19 January 13, 2022 Reimagined Victorian townhouse supports...
In summer 2021, Penn's Procurement Services launched the new Fueling Business Growth campaign. Part of the university's Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Program, the campaign is designed to increase diversity purchasing and procurement in order to support businesses in Philadelphia. By engaging...

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