Amy Gutmann to Discuss University of Pennsylvania's Plans for East Campus at NCC's "Philadelphia Talks"

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 20, 2006

WHAT: "Philadelphia Talks," a series of discussions about issues confronting Philadelphia, sponsored by the National Constitution Center.

WHO: This panel will include University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, who will outline plans for Penn's $1.94 billion eastward-expansion project, including the 24-acre U.S. Postal Service parcel along the Schuylkill River.

Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr will talk about how nightlife can invigorate neighborhoods and bring communities together.

Larry Platt, editor of "Philadelphia Magazine," will moderate.

WHEN: 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26.

WHERE: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia.

DETAILS: Admission is free for members of the National Constitution Center and K-12 teachers and students. The charge for all others is $5 each. Required reservations can be made by calling 215-409-6700 or at www.constitutioncenter.org.

For more news featuring Penn President Amy Gutmann see http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/amy_gutmann_news.php.