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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-01422November 17, 2008

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Other Penn Faculty Participate in Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai

PHILADELPHIA – Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, was among world leaders participating in the Summit on the Global Agenda, a project of the World Economic Forum held in Dubai.

The inaugural Summit, held Nov. 7-9, was a gathering of the world’s most influential thinkers, including leaders from academia, business, government and society. Its purpose is to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing humanity.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 17, 2008
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 17, 2008

International Conference Examines Non-Profit Leadership, Marks School of Social Policy and Practice Centennial

PHILADELPHIA — As a part of its centennial, the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice is sponsoring the 37th annual Association for Research on Non-profit Organizations and Voluntary Action, or ARNOVA, conference in conjunction with the Benjamin Franklin Leadership Symposium and a reception marking 100 years of social-work education at Penn.

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Role of Optimism in Obama's Election


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Expert:
Stephen Schueller
Positive Psychology Center
University of Pennsylvania

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