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Davos Excludes Half the World in Global Agenda as Women Miss 30%

January 23, 2011

President Amy Gutmann comments on how men are in the majority at the Davos international conference.

Article Source: Business Week
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658January 18, 2011

Penn Undergraduate Applications Increase 17 Percent

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has reported a 17 percent increase in applications for admission to the class of 2015, according to Eric J. Furda, dean of admissions.  More than 31,600 applications were received, an increase from nearly 27,000 last year.  

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151January 11, 2011

Penn Remembers Martin Luther King Jr. With Commemorative Symposium on Social Change


    PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with the Commemorative Symposium on Social Change from Jan. 17 through Feb. 2.

Stanford President Adds to Technology Fortune With Atheros Deal

January 6, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned as a board member of the Vanguard Group, Inc.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Western Powers

December 23, 2010

President Amy Gutmann, Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the School of Medicine Glen Gaulton are highlighted for their roles in improving the West Philadelphia area.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Is There Room for Political Compromise in an Era of Permanent Campaigning?

January 4, 2011

President Amy Gutmann co-authors an op-ed about the importance of maintaining political compromise within Congress.

Article Source: Christian Science Monitor

Eavesdropping

January 1, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about synthetic biology in her role as chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

Article Source: The Scientist

Garage Innovation

January 1, 2011

As chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, President Amy Gutmann says, “Let science rip.”

Article Source: The Scientist