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Newsmakers Week of 11/21/12

November 12, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is featured for receiving the Vision for Philadelphia Award from Philadelphia Hospitality Inc.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent

Video: Does the Constant Campaign Keep Bipartisanship From Flourishing?

December 12, 2012

President Amy Gutmann discusses her book The Spirit of Compromise and her views on the fiscal cliff.

Article Source: NBC News.com

Penn President Amy Gutmann discusses “The Spirit of Compromise”

December 10, 2012

Amy Gutmann talks to Book TV about her latest book, “The Spirit of Compromise,” and her role as president of the University, as a part of Book TV’s College Series.

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Gorman Skips Business, Jain Likes Faulks: Best Books of 2012

December 4, 2012

President Amy Gutmann shares her favorite books of 2012.

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Media Contact: | | November 14, 2012

New Financial Aid Director Explains Penn’s No-loan Aid Program for Undergraduates

Joel Carstens, university director of financial aid at the University of Pennsylvania, may be new to campus, but he’s no stranger to the Ivy League and the financial-aid challenges of its schools and students.

Video: Where Is America in 2012

November 6, 2012

President Amy Gutmann shares her thoughts about where America stands in 2012.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 8, 2012

Debate at Penn: Have We Lost the Spirit of Compromise in America?

PHILADELPHIA –- Will a hard-fought U.S. election, replete with record spending and ever more divisive rhetoric, really change anything in Washington?

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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721November 7, 2012

Penn Students Go Heavily for President Obama in Campus Voting

PHILADELPHIA –- At the seven University of Pennsylvania polling places where many Penn students voted in yesterday’s presidential election, the clear winner was President Obama. 

The margin was 2,844 votes, or 79 percent, for Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden and 746 votes, or 21 percent, for Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan. 

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 5, 2012

Penn’s Netter Center Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With an International Conference

PHILADELPHIA – To celebrate 20 years as a university-wide center that develops democratic partnerships with its West Philadelphia neighbors, the University of Pennsylvania’s

My Hope for November 7

November 1, 2012

President Amy Gutmann’s book The Spirit of Compromise is quoted on political stalemate.

Article Source: The Huffington Post