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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 19, 2009

Creation of Abstract Sculpture From Sticks, Saplings to Commence March 30 at Morris Arboretum

PHILADELPHIA –- Visitors to the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum are invited to watch as world-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty uses tree saplings, fallen branches and other forest material to create a large-scale sculpture, beginning March 30.

As artist-in-residence for three weeks this spring at the Arboretum, Dougherty will be aided by volunteers and staff as he fashions this unique work of art on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek within the Arboretum’s grounds.

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Media Contact: | | March 6, 2009

“Thirteen Miles from Paradise: John Moore” Exhibition to Open at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

 

PHILADELPHIA — “Thirteen Miles from Paradise: John Moore,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on April 11, is an exhibit of 16 industrial landscape paintings that focus on sites from Ohio to Pennsylvania, including Coatesville, Pa., an industrial town that has been an ongoing subject for the artist since his first painting there in 1986.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 16, 2009
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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: | | January 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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