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Company Overview of The University of Pennsylvania

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University of Pennsylvania is an educational institution offering graduate, undergraduate, professional, summer courses, and distance learning programs in fields such as law, medicines, communication, and dental medicine. The schools of the university include School of Arts and Sciences; Annenberg School for Communication; School of Dental Medicine; Graduate School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; Graduate School of Fine Arts; Law School; School of Medicine; School of Nursing; School of Social Work; School of Veterinary Medicine; and Wharton School. University of Pennsylvania was established in 1740 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university has endowm...

3451 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Founded in 1740





Key Executives for The University of Pennsylvania

Dean of the School of Design
Interim Provost
Adjunct Professor
Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The University of Pennsylvania Key Developments

The University of Pennsylvania Appoints Jessica A. Mertz as Director of Student Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Effective Mid-September 2014

The University of Pennsylvania announced that Jessica A. Mertz has been named Director of Student Sexual Violence Prevention and Education at the University of Pennsylvania. The new, campus-wide Director of Student Sexual Violence Prevention and Education position was created as a result of the Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life. The Director will focus on preventing and educating students about sexual violence, dating/domestic violence and stalking. Since 2010, Mertz has served as the Associate Director of the Penn Women's Center and chaired the University-wide Penn Violence Prevention Committee. She serves on campus Title IX and sexual harassment working groups and also on Philadelphia's Sexual Assault Advisory Council. Previously, Mertz worked as a domestic violence project coordinator and outreach worker at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, as a domestic violence counselor at Women in Transition and as a Victim Advocate for the Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Pa. Mertz will report to Hikaru Kozuma, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs. She begins her new position in mid-September.

Advaxis, Inc. and the University of Pennsylvania Announce Restructure to License Agreement

Advaxis Inc. and the University of Pennsylvania signed an amendment to restructure their 2002 License, which relates to Advaxis's proprietary Listeria monocytogenes Lm-LLO cancer immunotherapy technology. The restructured agreement eliminates a milestone payment due upon the commencement of a Phase 3 clinical trial in humans and modifies milestone payments relating to first regulatory approval which Advaxis would owe to Penn. In exchange, Penn will receive an increased royalty rate on net sales, as well as enhanced milestone payments from Advaxis when cumulative global sales of between $250 million and $2 billion are reached. The amended agreement allows Advaxis to more fully utilize its financial resources on the current clinical development of its Lm-LLO cancer immunotherapy technology and it provides Penn with enhanced post-commercialization financial terms.

University of Pennsylvania Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM

University of Pennsylvania Presents at Milken Institute Global Conference 2014, Apr-29-2014 10:45 AM. Venue: Lon Angeles, California, United States. Speakers: Barbara Kurshan, Executive Director of Academic Innovation and Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Education.

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