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On Thursday, Nov. 1, Penn officially launched JPOD @ Philadelphia , a new partnership between the University and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the health care giant’s collaborative arm. Located on the second floor of the Pennovation Center , JPOD operates on the same 23-acre site that hosts...
Construction has commenced on New College House West, the 250,000 sq. ft. residential building designed specifically as a college house, part of Penn’s residential system of shared communities. The college house system encourages students to form shared communities within the context of the larger...
In December, the University City District released their State of University City 2019 publication, an in-depth guide to the current development projects that will transform the district in 2019. Including academic, commercial, public, and residential projects, as well as data on employment and...
New brand showcases all university-affiliated retail offerings in and around Penn’s West Philadelphia campus. Media Contact: Jennifer Rizzi, Director, Communications, Facilities & Real Estate Services, 215.573.6107, rizzi@upenn.edu March 20, 2018 SHOP PENN is the University of Pennsylvania’s...
Check out the latest compliments and congratulations for FRES employees from our colleagues around the University and the greater Philadelphia region. From: Masotti, Chris Date: September 12, 2019 at 7:33:10 AM EDT To: Vakili, Faramarz Cc: Papageorge, Anne Subject: Re: Hamilton Water Main Break (...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. August 27, 2019 Two monumental sculptures arrive on campus Penn Today August 22, 2019 A conversation with Mark Kocent August 20, 2019 Navigating Move-In: Step by step, mile by mile Penn Today August 14, 2019 Food Halls Hit...
Renovated Midcentury Modern Eero Saarinen Landmark Hill College House Reopens as University of Pennsylvania Student Residence Designed by renowned Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen and built in 1960, Hill College House at the University of Pennsylvania has undergone a 15-month, $80 million,...
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA WEST PHILADELPHIA CAMPUS ACCREDITED AS AN ARBORETUM PHILADELPHIA, Pa (April 6, 2017) – The University of Pennsylvania campus in West Philadelphia is now officially recognized as an arboretum, the University’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES)...
Several Penn building projects and sustainability initiatives have been recognized over the past few months.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ACME Contact: Danielle D’Elia, ACME Communications Manager danielle.delia@acmemarkets.com , 610-889-4006 University of Pennsylvania Contact: Jennifer Rizzi, Communications Director, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services rizzi@upenn.edu , 215-573-6107 PHILADELPHIA – (April...

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