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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...
At the heart of Penn ’s campus on the popular College Green sits a massive 135-year-old American elm. The tree is a descendent of the original “Treaty Elm” under which William Penn signed a peace agreement with the Lenape Indians in 1683. The American elm is just one of the more than 6,500 trees...
Over the last decade, the University of Pennsylvania campus has been transformed. That transformation honors Penn’s history while creating a vibrant and innovative urban university for the 21st century and beyond.
This spring, the University’s Division of Facilities & Real Estate Services (FRES) is organizing a celebration of gardens and meadows, fields and walks, and trees and lawns that make up Penn’s urban campus.
On September 22 nd , the University of Pennsylvania marked the opening of the Perry World House with a ribbon-cutting by President Amy Gutmann. Attended by dignitaries, students, alumni, faculty, and special guests, Penn’s new center for global engagement aims to advance interdisciplinary, policy-...
The University of Pennsylvania officially opened the Pennovation Center with a ceremony and celebratory ribbon cutting on October 28 th . The afternoon festivities, which included a discussion between President Amy Gutmann and Penn alums Neil Blumenthal and David Gilboa, co-CEO’s of Warby Parker,...
Check out the latest compliments and congratulations for FRES employees from our colleagues around the University and the greater Philadelphia region. From: Ewing, Thomas Ewing Sent: Friday, January 27, 2017 11:37 AM To: Anne Papageorge; Faramarz Vakili Cc: Christopher Augustine; John Hopler...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. December 30, 2016 Philadelphia Business Journal Biggest Stories in Philadelphia’s tech and education scene in 2016 December 29, 2016 Technical.ly Philly Can University City become a catalyst for the Philly Tech Scene? December 21...
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 and the...
FRES has begun to highlight some of our outstanding staff members with profiles created by each individual, showcasing a little more about their role and accomplishments in our department, favorite places on campus, and what inspires them along the way to make an impact, be innovative, or engage...

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