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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

Study Faults Corner Store Cigarette Ads

August 26, 2013

Amy Hillier of the School of Design is quoted about study reviewing cigarette sales and advertisements in Philadelphia corner stores.

Article Source: Philly.com

A Summer Internship at a Place Where Most People Stay for Good

July 29, 2013

Students Kevin Wohlgemuth, Irene Matteini and Johanna Sztokman of the School of Design are featured for working to restore a New York cemetery.

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Philly’s Renewed Urbanity

July 11, 2013

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design describes Philadelphia’s “renewed form of urbanity.”

Article Source: Philly.com

Changing Skyline: Phila. Landscape Architect Laurie Olin Wins National Medal of Arts

July 10, 2013

Laurie Olin of the School of Design is highlighted for receiving the National Medal of Arts.

Article Source: Philly.com

Next Step in the Parkway’s Makeover Promises Fun

June 30, 2013

Penn Praxis of the School of Design is mentioned for working to redesign the Ben Franklin Parkway.

Article Source: Philly.com

Mr. & Mrs. Architect

June 16, 2013

Marion Weiss of the School of Design is featured as a part of an architect-couple. PennDesign alumnus is Denise Scott Brown is also highlighted.

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Inside the Printing Studio Where Obsolete Tech Will Never Die

June 15, 2013

Matt Neff keeps the printing press alive at Penn's Common Press in the School of Design.

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