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President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind. 

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We Need to Unlock the Brain’s Secrets – Ethically March 26, 2015 | Scientific American

President Amy Gutmann, Presidential Bioethics Commission chair, writes about three key areas of ethical concern in neuroscience research and application.


Students Find Howard University’s Tuition Freeze ‘Reassuring’ March 2, 2015 | NBC News

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on tuition freezing and what that means for students attending historically black colleges and universities.


California Hopes to Ease Path to Historically Black Colleges March 17, 2015 | Associated Press

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education praises a California community college system’s program to help support students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities.


Rethinking the Shift-to-bonds Strategy March 26, 2015 | Bloomberg Business

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School talks about longevity annuities.


Need Financial Advice? Ask the Future You March 25, 2015 | New York Times

Joseph Kable of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about how discounting can affect decisions including personal finances.


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