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Rendell Center moves to Penn

March 4, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement’s relocation to the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 3, 2015

Report Slams U.S. Ebola Response and Readiness

February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, says “The Ebola epidemic in western Africa overwhelm

Article Source: NBC News (Philadelphia)

Design of Pennovation Center Gets Approval From Penn Board

February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Pennovation Center design.

Penn-led Bioethics Panel Calls American Ebola Quarantines Too Restrictive

February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day

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Bioethics Commission, Chaired by Penn’s Gutmann: Ebola Teaches Health Preparedness Requires Ethics Preparedness

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, reported today that the federal government has both a prudential and a moral responsibility to actively participate in coordinated global responses to public health emergencies wherever they arise.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 February 26, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site

The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 26, 2015

Penn Announces 2015-16 Financial-aid Budget, Tuition

The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has authorized a $206 million financial-aid budget for 2015-16 — the largest in the University’s history — while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent.

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

Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School

Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 17, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to Speak at Penn’s 259th Commencement

Samantha Power, the United States permanent representative to the United Nations, a member of President Obama’s cabinet and a Pulitzer-prize winning author, will deliver the address at the 2015 University of Pennsylvania Commencement on Monday, May 18, Vice President and University Secreta