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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658August 1, 2011

Statement from President Gutmann on the Passing of Ruth Perelman

Philadelphia has lost a most beloved and consummately gracious civic leader with the passing of Ruth Perelman. In our city's centuries-long history, Mrs. Perelman and her husband, Raymond, have made a mark unlike any other.  We at the University of Pennsylvania -- home of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine -- have benefitted invaluably from her tireless generosity and that of Raymond and their family.

Tenure Across Borders

July 22, 2011

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Penn Integrates Knowledge program and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Opinion: N.J. Budget, Public Worker Benefit Changes Leaves Burden Unbalanced

July 8, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about advice on budget cutting.

Article Source: Times of Trenton

Stars of David

July 6, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is featured for a New York Times profile, and Arthur Rubenstein is also mentioned for his retirement from the Perelman School of Medicine deanship.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent

Trimming Your Must-Do List

July 4, 2011

President Amy Gutmann’s advice from a New York Times article is excerpted.

Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail

Should Synthetic Biology Be Policed?

June 23, 2011

In her role as the chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, President Amy Gutmann is quoted about synthetic biology.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Instant MBA: Successful Leaders Don’t Fit In

June 21, 2011

President Amy Gutmann discusses leadership.

Article Source: Business Insider

Welcoming the Wild Ideas of the Week

June 18, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 16, 2011

Ten-Year Extension of Penn Alexander School Pact Continues Penn’s Support of Public Schools

PHILADELPHIA -– With the School Reform Commission’s approval, the partnership agreement that supports the successful and innovative pre-K-8 Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander University of Pennsylvania Partnership School in West Philadelphia has been extended for an additional 10 years, through June 30, 2021.

Interdisciplinary Approach Attracts Top Professors and Students

May 28, 2011

In Korea, President Amy Gutmann says, “Creativity is the key to global education in the 21st century and nurturing creativity requires breaking down the walls between disciplines.”

Article Source: Chosun Ilbo (South Korea)