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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 16, 2009

Penn Freshman’s Entry in Nickelodeon Animation Festival Is a Finalist; Voting Continues through Nov. 29

PHILADELPHIA –- Jason Merrin, a freshman in the Digital Media Design program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, is a finalist in the 2009 Nickelodeon Animation Festival.

Mark Alan Hughes: Franklin Field's New Triple Threat

November 11, 2009
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design discusses the George A. Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field and Penn’s eastward move toward the Schuylkill River.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Public Art in Philadelphia

October 14, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design is cited, alongside PennPraxis, for work on “Philadelphia Public Art: The Full Spectrum,” a study of the arts in Philadelphia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Historic Burial Ground Is Brought Back From the Dead

October 12, 2009
Randall Mason of the School of Design says Philadelphia’s history is rich with intrigue.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Central Delaware: Three Years On

October 11, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis authors an op-ed on the progress of the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Changing Skyline: Phila. Architects Offer Some Homegrown Ideas

October 9, 2009
Jenny Sabin of the School of Design is cited as a participant in the “Fertile Ground” exhibit.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

DRPA Debates Riverfront Trolley Line

October 6, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis discusses Philadelphia’s waterfront transit system.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Master Plan for the River

October 1, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis authors an op-ed the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Built: Everyone's a Critic

September 30, 2009
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design authors “Built,” a new column “to start conversations” about architecture.
Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 20, 2009

Penn School of Design Professor Terry Adkins Wins Rome Prize in Visual Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- Terry Adkins, a University of Pennsylvania School of Design professor, has been awarded the Rome Prize in visual arts.

Adkins, an artist and musician, is among 25 awardees who will spend a year studying the arts or humanities at the American Academy in Rome.