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Media Contact: | | January 19, 2010

Penn Receives $20 Million for University Professorships; Weiss Gift Will Create Four PIK Positions

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $20 million gift designated for faculty support from George A. Weiss, a Penn alum and trustee and chair of the Making History campaign, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

Emotional Training Helps Kids Fight Depression

January 18, 2010
Jane Gillham of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Resiliency Program and John Kelly of the School of Medicine discuss the program’s efforts to encourage positive behavior in children.

"The Divine Comedy," Read Nonstop.

January 17, 2010
Victoria Kirkham of the School of Arts and Sciences presents her notes on poet Dante Alighieri.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Expansion in Mind, Colleges Snap Up Real Estate in Buyers' Markets

January 17, 2010
Paul Sehnert of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on asset acquisition by universities, and Penn is cited as “a pioneer among universities in the use of public-private partnerships to finance projects.”
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460January 15, 2010

Academic Honours

January 14, 2010
Dean Rebecca Bushnell of the School of Arts and Sciences, Dean Eric Furda of Admissions and Dean Eduardo Glandt of the School of Engineering and Applied Science visit India to cement ties with Penn.
Article Source: DNA (India)
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