FRES Landscape Planner Chloe Cerwinka is one of three winners of the university-wide “Your Big Idea” challenge to enhance wellness for faculty, staff, and students at Penn. As part of the Wellness at Penn initiative, at the pitch event on April 25 th , 14 semifinalists gave three-minute pitches to...
What went on at Pennovation Works this past year? Quite a lot to recap! Take a look back at the stats, stories , and snapshots that shaped an extraordinary year in this ecosystem of innovation, where ideas go to work. Pennovation by the numbers: 85 companies. 350 researchers, entrepreneurs,...
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...
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...
In April, various FRES team members were nominated for Models of Excellence awards, one of the University's highest honors for staff. The Houston Market Renovation Team, including Mariette Buchman, Heather Coyne, Mike Dausch, Ke Feng, Monique Jerman, and Mark Kocent, received a Models of Excellence...
Check out the latest compliments and congratulations for FRES employees from our colleagues around the University and the greater Philadelphia region. From: Porter, Deborah E Sent: Monday, November 18, 2019 3:36 PM To: Donnelly, Daniel R; Robinson, Betsy; Hoepfl, Jeffrey; Kothari, Harveenkaur;...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. November 18, 2019 University of Pennsylvania receives $25 million gift to create data science building Penn Today November 18, 2019 A second life for leaves Penn Today November 14, 2019 Penn Museum's transformation revealed Penn...
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.

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