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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 19, 2012

Dedication of Shoemaker Green to Be Sept. 20

WHAT:      

A grand opening ceremony for Shoemaker Green, the University of Pennsylvania’s newest landscape project. It honors emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker.

The 2.75-acre green space features a central lawn encircled by walkways, benches and an eating area. Its native plantings and rain garden are just some of its sustainability features.

It also is home to the University’s newly refurbished war memorial.

WHERE:   

217 S. 33rd St., in front of the Palestra

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 17, 2012

Shoemaker Green, Penn’s Newest Commons, Honors Trustee for Years of Service; Dedication Sept. 20

PHILADELPHIA – Shoemaker Green, the newest landscape project on the University of Pennsylvania campus, was created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker.

The 2.75-acre green space features a central lawn surrounded by walkways along the perimeter and native plantings.  It is located along 33rd Street in front of the Palestra and between the David Rittenhouse Labs and the Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field.

For Penn, Gutmann’s Tenure Is Proving Golden

September 16, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is profiled.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 10, 2012
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 4, 2012

One Student’s Experience Tells the Story of Penn’s Financial-aid Policy

In many regards, University of Pennsylvania sophomore Michael Keramidas is a typical college student, clad in a T-shirt and jeans, with a quick smile and a buzz cut. He was No. 1 in his high school class and applied to 15 colleges.

In high school, he participated in dozens of activities, including mock trial, student council, speech league, quiz team and more. He worked in the district office of his long-time state representative. During high school summers, Keramidas attended leadership camps, most recently at Cornell University.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 24, 2012

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

 

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2016

Great Teachers Matter

August 3, 2012

President Amy Gutmann shares her business philosophy.

Article Source: The Business Journals

Russia Shows the West the Meaning of ‘Compromise’

July 23, 2012

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

Article Source: Financial Times

Video: Conversation With Amy Gutmann

July 13, 2012

President Amy Gutmann discusses her new book and the role Penn plays in Philadelphia.

Article Source: 6ABC

Penn’s Amy Gutmann on Building a Successful Career

July 11, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about success and students.

Article Source: Forbes