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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074 January 20, 2012

Book Discussion at Penn on Jan. 24 About Health of Urban Women Worldwide

WHO:              Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

                        Eugenie L. Birch, Penn School of Design

                        Susan M. Wachter, Wharton School

Video: America’s Disappearing Post Offices

December 18, 2011

Student Evan Kalish of the School of Design is highlighted for documenting the decline of the U.S. Postal Service.

Article Source: BBC News

London Bridging: Penn Professor to Design Park for Olympics and Beyond

December 20, 2011

James Corner of the School of Design and his firm will design new public spaces for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

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Media Contact: | news@design.upenn.edu | December 14, 2011

London Calling: Olympic Park South Commission Is a PennDesign Success

James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), the New York-based contemporary design practice led by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design's James Corner, MLA'86, Professor and Chairman of Landscape Architecture, has won the commission to design the new public spaces in London Olympic Park South.

This will be one of the first new public spaces and facilities added to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, which will host events following the 2012 Games.

Matthias Hollwich’s BOOM: A Gay Architect’s Forthcoming Oasis for LGBT Retirees (Photos)

December 5, 2011

Matthias Hollwich of the School of Design is featured for creating a new LGBT community concept for retirees.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: ‘Going Postal’ Blogger Memorializes Post Offices

November 22, 2011

Graduate student Evan Kalish of the School of Design is featured for his interest in the U.S. Postal Service.

How the U.S. Postal Service Fell Apart

November 17, 2011

Graduate student Evan Kalish of the School of Design is featured for documenting the decline of the U.S. Postal Service.

Article Source: Time

Video: TEDx Conference Reenvisions Philly in 21st Century

November 9, 2011

Amy Hillier of the School of Design comments on the importance of the TEDx Philly conference and the future of city planning in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

ThinkProgress Green Interview: Leading the Way in Sustainable Building

October 27, 2011

Ali Malkawi of the School of Design is featured.

Article Source: ThinkProgress

Penn School of Design Receives $2.5M Gift From Saxco CEO

October 10, 2011

PennDesign receives a $2.5 million gift for faculty and program support in fine arts.