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Rutgers-Camden’s Pritchett to Return to Penn to Teach

February 19, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Wendell Pritchett returning to the Law School as a Presidential Term Professor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658February 19, 2014

Penn Forms New Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare

President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price have formed a new Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare.  The Task Force will examine the challenges confronting students that can affect their psychological health and wellbeing; review and assess the efficacy of Penn resources for helping students manage psychological problems, stress, or situational crises; and make recommendations related to programs, policies, and practices designed to improve the quality and safety of student life.

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Media Contact:Steve Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-573-5181February 19, 2014

Wendell Pritchett Named a Presidential Term Professor at Penn

Wendell E. Pritchett, chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden and a former University of Pennsylvania Law School professor, will return to the Penn faculty as a Presidential Term Professor.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 18, 2014

John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement

John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.

Penn Celebrates Completion of $24.5 Million Renovation of Historic Arts, Research and Culture House

February 5, 2014

President Amy Gutmann says, “The completion of the renovated ARCH building marks a new focal point for cultural life on campus.”

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | February 6, 2014

A Message to the Penn Community Addressing Student Mental Health Issues

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Amy Gutmann, President
Vincent Price, Provost
Craig Carnaroli, Executive Vice President

Video: Amy Gutmann Stresses the Struggle of Getting More Women Into Leadership Roles

January 24, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about women in leadership positions.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 4, 2014

Penn Celebrates Completion of $24.5 Million Renovation of Historic Arts, Research and Culture House

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The University of Pennsylvania has completed a $24.5 million renovation of its Arts, Research and Culture House, transforming the historic building into a center for campus life that builds on the cultural diversity of Penn students and offers an intellectual and social experience for the entire University community.

The University of Pennsylvania has completed a $24.5 million renovation of its Arts, Research and Culture House, transforming the historic building into a center for campus life that builds on the cultural diversity of Penn students and offers an intellectual and social experience for the entire University community. 

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658January 9, 2014

Applications to Penn Jump 14 Percent

The University of Pennsylvania has received 35,788 applications for the Class of 2018, a 14 percent increase over the prior year’s applicant pool.

Unexpected Diagnosis: Some Medical Tests May Be Harmful to Your Health

January 8, 2014

President Amy Gutmann, chair of the federal bioethics commission, says “there’s a wide variety of reactions of people to incidental findings. Some people want to know them. Other people don’t.”

Article Source: NBC News