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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 20, 2014

Taking ‘The Condom Pledge’: Penn Student’s Project Leads to Global Changes

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A graduate student at the Perelman School of Medicine created The Condom Pledge, a social media and lifestyle campaign that calls for young people around the world to promise to use condoms and share their oaths to do so.

Jason Parad is changing lives, and he’s doing it with condoms.

Jamaica Gets Pride of Place at Penn Relays

May 8, 2012

President Amy Gutmann and David Johnson, director of Penn Relays, are mentioned in an article about Jamaica’s involvement in track-and-field events.

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Felix Helps Women Set 2 Penn Relays Records and Leads Team USA to 6-0 Sweep of World

April 28, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is featured in a photograph with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller during the Penn Relays.

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2011

Penn Study Examines Safe Access to Clean Water in Low-Income Countries

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has teamed up with Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, along with the Penn School of Nursing, to study water fetching and the need for access to clean water in developing nations.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 7, 2006