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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151November 17, 2015

Penn Helps Secure World Heritage City Designation for Philadelphia

The Organization of World Heritage Cities has voted to name Philadelphia as a World Heritage City.

When It Comes to Surviving Mass Extinctions, Smaller Is Better

November 15, 2015

Lauren Sallan of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for leading research that shows ancient mass extinction led to dominance of tiny fi

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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | | 215-898-8721
Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-8989-6460November 16, 2015

Penn Lightbulb Café Presents ‘A Medieval Buddhist Treatise on Love and Sex’

WHO:             Daud Ali

                      Associate Professor

                      Department of South Asia Studies

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | | 215-746-6411November 18, 2015

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Receive 2015 Doer Award From Urban Affairs Coalition

Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the 2015 Doer Award from the Urban Affairs Coalition Friday morning in Philadelphia.

Myanmar and Its Film Industry Fear Election Could Mark End of Period of Freedom

November 6, 2015

Peter Decherney of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the film industry in Myanmar.

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Penn Design: Social Impact 2015 Exhibition

Throughout 2015, five teams of students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design made a visible impact on communities across Philadelphia and beyond through the School’s first-ever Social Impact Projects. 

Penn Design Announces the Publication of LA+ PLEASURE

The University of Pennsylvania School of Design announces the publication of the latest issue of the critically acclaimed interdisciplinary landscape architecture journal: LA+PLEASUREThis issue of LA+ reminds readers of landscape architecture’s complicated relationship to the theme of pleasure by exploring the concept through disciplinary lenses spanning art and design, science, philosophy, sociology, history, and geography. 

A Sparkling Set of Ivories: The Dentist With a Royal Art Collection

October 29, 2015

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine is mentioned about leading the celebration of the art left to the School by Thomas W. Evans.

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | | 215-898-3617October 30, 2015

Arthur Ross Gallery at Penn "Children of Abraham: Abbas" Exhibit

Children of Abraham: Abbas at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

November 21, 2015 – March 20, 2016

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658October 28, 2015

Penn Announces Launch of President's Innovation Prize

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Innovation Prize, a competitively awarded annual prize aimed at building on the University’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship while underscoring the high priority that Penn places on edu