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.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services oversees and maintains the University’s physical infrastructure, while working closely with Penn Schools, Centers, Health System, and city, state and government agencies towards the goals in the Penn Compact , the Penn...
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. May 19, 2022 Weitzman Plaza dedicated as ‘one of Penn’s great gathering places’ Penn Today May 3, 2022 Celebrating the 2022 Models of Excellence Honorees Almanac, Vol. 68 No...
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...
Penn's President Amy Gutmann announced in August that the university had started the planning process for a new student performing arts center at 33rd street and Woodland Walk. With a proposed budget of $31M, the center would be student-centered and include a dedicated performing arts space for...
'Brick House,' a bronze sculpture by acclaimed artist Simone Leigh, was installed at 34th and Walnut streets in early November. Weighing close to 6,000 lbs., the piece depicts a Black woman’s head atop a form that suggests a skirt or perhaps a building. It is the first large-scale piece in the...
The 65,000 GSF Pennovation Lab Building is a rentable, multi-tenant laboratory and office building located within Pennovation Works. Focused toward companies that have outgrown their original space and are ready to expand, the Lab Building contains 2,000 SF modules that can be combined or...
University of Pennsylvania Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Community Energy for Largest Solar Project in PA For Release: April 13, 2020 Contact: Amanda Mott, Associate Director for News, University Communications, University of Pennsylvania, ammott@upenn.edu , (W) 215.898.1422 Jennifer Rizzi,...

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