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Media Contact:Ellen Kornfield | kornfield@philadelphiahospitality.org | October 23, 2012

Philadelphia Hospitality to Honor Penn President Amy Gutmann With 2012 Vision for Philadelphia Award

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Hospitality Inc. a non-profit organization that promotes the region as a world-class business and leisure destination for corporate, cultural, and professional groups, will present its Vision for Philadelphia Award to Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, October 30, at the Hyatt at the Bellevue.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 15, 2012

Enrique G. Mendoza Appointed Presidential Term Professor at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Enrique G. Mendoza, a scholar of international macroeconomics, has been named a Presidential Term Professor of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1. 

Genetics Research May Slow Without Privacy Protections, Federal Panel Warns

October 11, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues report, “Privacy and Progress in the Whole Genome Sequencing.”

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 2, 2012

$2.5 Million Endowed Scholarship Supports New Partnership Between Penn and KIPP Schools

PHILADELPHIA -- It was for students such as Chevon Boone that dignitaries from the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate the establishment of a new partnership.

Penn Gets $2.5M Boost for Charter School Partnership

October 2, 2012

Penn’s partnership with the KIPP Foundation is featured.

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Event to Mark Partnership Between Penn and KIPP Schools

PHILADELPHIA – A ceremony today will cement the partnership between the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania to increase college-completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide.  To support this partnership effort, Martha and Bruce Karsh have contributed resources to help KIPP alumni as they make their way toward Penn degrees.

Disease Names Can Pose Ethical Problems

October 1, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is cited for leading the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658October 1, 2012

Chyke Doubeni Appointed Presidential Term Professor at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Chyke Doubeni has been named the second Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Doubeni, an expert on colorectal cancer and racial disparities in health care, is Presidential Term Associate Professor-Clinician Educator in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.

Video: ‘Shoemaker Green’ Opens at Univ. of Penn

September 20, 2012

President Amy Gutmann, David Cohen of the Board of Trustees and Sally and Alvin Shoemaker are spotlighted for the grand opening of Shoemaker Green.

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Philadelphia’s Economic Schizophrenia

September 21, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned for speaking about Philadelphia’s direction at the grand opening of First Round Capital’s new headquarters.

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