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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 17, 2013

Knut Åsdam, Penn’s Mellon Artist in Residence Presents Multi-Part Art Project

“Edgelands,” a program with Knut Åsdam, Mellon Artist in Residence at Penn, features his recent works, a new film and two new site-specific installations. Åsdam will introduce a public artwork at McHarg Plaza just outside of Meyerson Hall on Penn’s campus, 210 South 34th Street at 4 p.m. on Oct. 18. The art will be on display through Nov. 1.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 3, 2013

Penn Professors Teach Online Class to Plan Cities of the Future

The year 2050 seems far away, but urban planners are already working on designing cities to accommodate the expected huge population increase in cities across the globe.

To Survive, You Gotta Have a Hustle

October 3, 2013

A report about the impact of gardening in low-wealth communities to help combat poverty led by Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design and Michael Nairn of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 1, 2013

Penn, Carnegie Mellon Receive Grant for Transportation Research

The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University have received a $5.65 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant for a joint research center to conduct transportation technology research and development.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 2, 2013

Penn Celebrates Opening of Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology

The University of Pennsylvania will officially open the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4.

B-Schools Are Starting to Look More Like D-Schools

September 26, 2013

Jerry Wind of the Wharton School comments on the integration of design and marketing and the benefits of the new Masters in Integrated Product Design degree.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Reward Smart Energy Use

September 25, 2013

Mark Alan Hughes and Elise Harrington of the School of Design write an op-ed about measuring and rewarding smart energy use.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 20, 2013

Penn Student’s Early Start in Architecture

Choosing a major at the University of Pennsylvania was an easy decision for Jessica Mangin, who already knew in the sixth grade that she wanted to study architecture.

Newsmaker: Winka Dubbeldam

September 16, 2013

Winka Dubbeldam of the School of Design is interviewed.

Article Source: Architectural Record

‘Unhealthy’ Ads More Common in Poor Neighborhoods, Survey Finds

August 26, 2013

Amy Hillier of the School of Design shares her findings of a “disproportionate concentration of ‘unhealthy’ ads in low-income neighborhoods.”

Article Source: Newsworks