Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Shining a spotlight on global impact.

Equity & Inclusion

Student Group Increases the Visibility and Voices of Women in Architecture

Historically, architecture has been a “man’s world.” But as times change, and even more women enter the field, the next challenge is keeping them in it—and providing them the encouragement to move up.

Culture & Heritage

School Alumna Hahn Named Rome Prize Winner

The American Academy in Rome awarded alumna Ashley Hahn (MCP’08, MSHP’08) the inaugural Adele Chatfield-Taylor Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation for her project "Preserving the life between buildings." 

Events | April 17, 2019 6:00 pm

Minority/Underrepresented Professionals in Planning Panel Discussion

Diversity in the planning profession is essential in order to achieve an inclusive community vision. Join our distinguished guests as they share their career accomplishments and challenges and talk about their college experience at Penn. 

Anthony Ayebiahwe Finds a Way to Give Back

Growing up, when Anthony Ayebiahwe needed light to study, he’d lug his desk and chair to the back of his neighbor’s house, which had a generator.

Events | May 18, 2019 2:00 pm

Alumni Weekend Green Roof Tour

Join reunion weekend tour of Penn Law’s Golkin Hall Green Roof with Bob Lundgren, MLA’82, University of Pennsylvania Landscape Architect and David Hollenberg, MArch’75.

Events | May 18, 2019 11:00 am

Alumni Weekend Brunch, 2019

Join the Weitzman School of Design's Alumni Brunch during Reunion weekend. 

Cities & Regions

New Appointments and Fellowships for Ryerson, Ammon, and Trubiano

Faculty members Megan Ryerson, Francesca Russello Ammon, and Franca Trubiano have been recognized for their leadership in transportation, historic preservation, and building technology by Penn and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Celebrating Penn in China

President Amy Gutmann emphasized the three pillars of her vision for the future of Penn—innovation, inclusion, and impact—while speaking at The Power of Penn Celebration in Hong Kong on March 6.

Culture & Heritage

Leading by Design: Mary Tasillo on Common Press

Last year, the Common Press, a letterpress and book arts studio founded at Penn in 2006 during the 300th anniversary celebration of Benjamin Franklin’s birth, made a couple important moves.