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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 11, 2015

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

 

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Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 17, 2015
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 16, 2015

Michael Platt Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

Michael Platt has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 16th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, effective July 1.  

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Media Contact:Rebecca Rebalsky | rebecca4@sas.upenn.edu | 215-898-4192
Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 2, 2015

Mellon Foundation Awards $2 Million to Support Digital Humanities at Penn

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $2 million grant to support University initiatives in the digital humanities in both Penn Arts and Sciences and Penn Libraries.

City Honors Penn as Public and Fire Safety Partner

April 22, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 21, 2015

Penn Senior Jodi Feinberg to Launch Cardiac Patient In-home Rehab Program

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(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.) Jodi Feinberg, a Penn Nursing senior from Short Hills., N.J., will implement and evaluate a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation model for home care.

(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)  

One in five patients discharged from the hospital experience an adverse event at home within three weeks. They may fall or mix up their medications, placing an extreme burden on their caregivers. Ultimately they’re readmitted to the hospital.

Drexel, Penn Pay Central Team’s Way to Robotics Championship

April 16, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Penn co-sponsoring the RoboLancers of Central High School of Philadelphia to attend a competition.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 15, 2015

Penn Senior Adrian Lievano to Tackle Water Security in Kenya

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Building prosthetic limbs and developing rain-water filtration systems may seem like they have nothing in common. But to Adrian Lievano, a University of Pennsylvania senior from Miami majoring in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, there’s a synergy: In both cases, the user is the designer’s top priority.

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(This is the second in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)  

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Donita Brady Appointed Presidential Professor at Penn

Donita Brady has been named the seventh Presidential Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  She will be Presidential Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Video: The Value of a College Education

March 31, 2015

President Amy Gutmann talks about the importance of a college education.


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