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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 16, 2009

Penn Announces Part-Time Option for Master's Program in Non-Profit and NGO Leadership

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice will offer a part-time master’s degree in non-profit and non-governmental organization leadership beginning in the fall of 2009.

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | arg@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-3617January 30, 2009

“Louis I. Kahn: The Making of a Room” Exhibition to Open at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

 

PHILADELPHIA — “Louis I. Kahn: The Making of a Room,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Feb. 7, is an exhibit of 40 original drawings, exploring Kahn’s concept that the room is a building block of architecture.

These drawings illustrate this concept with plans, elevations and perspectives of interiors and furnishings. Kahn had a unique vision for how spaces should be built, furnished, and inhabited.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 22, 2009

2009 Winter Reading List

PHILADELPHIA – A group of students, alumni, faculty and staff of Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania, has compiled a list of books that are perfect for winter reading. In alphabetical order they are:

• “Breakdowns” by Art Spiegelman (2008)
• “George Orwell's Essays - Everyman's Library Edition” (2002)
• “My Vocabulary Did This to Me” by Jack Spicer (2008)

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Verdict in the Fort Dix Terror Plot Case

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