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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

Video: UPenn President Amy Gutmann on Education, Politics

June 26, 2012

President Amy Gutmann discusses education and her new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It.

Article Source: Business Week
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 25, 2012

Penn Launches Its First Free Online Classes via Coursera

PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.   

With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings. 

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 21, 2012

Amy Sadao Appointed Dietrich Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at Penn

 PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Sadao has been appointed the Daniel Dietrich II Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Sept. 1. 

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

The Case for Compromise

July 1, 2012

An except from President Amy Gutmann’s book The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It is featured.

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University of Pennsylvania Expanding East of the Schuylkill

June 17, 2012

President Amy Gutmann and other Penn administrators comment on Penn’s plans to expand east of the Schuylkill River.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 12, 2012

Team of Penn Environmental Studies Master’s Students to Present at U.N.’s Rio+20 Conference June 15

PHILADELPHIA -- Three first-year graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania’s Master’s of Environmental Studies program are in Rio de Janeiro today in advance of the Rio+20 conference, where they will make a presentation on the role of higher educational institutions in sustainable development.

Can We Have Partisan Compromise?

June 7, 2012

President Amy Gutmann’s new book, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It, is cited.

Article Source: Washinton Post