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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)

Go Beyond Money, Borders and Disciplinary Walls to Become World’s Top University

June 5, 2011

President Amy Gutmann shares her advice on the direction of Korea’s university education.

University of Pennsylvania Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

May 26, 2011

President Amy Gutmann announces a partnership with Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Article Source: MSN
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 27, 2011

Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 23, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Announces $7.5 Million Korean Studies Gift

SEOUL, KOREA –- The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced today two gifts totaling $7.5 million that will greatly enhance its Korean Studies Program, one of the oldest of its kind in North America.

Alumnus James Joo-Jin Kim (W'59, G'61, GR'63) has given $6 million to strengthen the Korean Studies program, to be renamed the James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies.