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Penn-led Bioethics Panel Calls American Ebola Quarantines Too Restrictive

February 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day

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Media Contact:HillaryWicai Viers | | 202-233-3960February 26, 2015

Bioethics Commission, Chaired by Penn’s Gutmann: Ebola Teaches Health Preparedness Requires Ethics Preparedness

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, chaired by Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, reported today that the federal government has both a prudential and a moral responsibility to actively participate in coordinated global responses to public health emergencies wherever they arise.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | | 215-898-1422 February 26, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site

The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | | 215-898-1422February 26, 2015

Penn Announces 2015-16 Financial-aid Budget, Tuition

The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has authorized a $206 million financial-aid budget for 2015-16 — the largest in the University’s history — while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658 February 17, 2015

Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School

Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | | 215-898-1422February 17, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to Speak at Penn’s 259th Commencement

Samantha Power, the United States permanent representative to the United Nations, a member of President Obama’s cabinet and a Pulitzer-prize winning author, will deliver the address at the 2015 University of Pennsylvania Commencement on Monday, May 18, Vice President and University Secreta

How Did These College Presidents Pay Their Tuition?

February 6, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses how she paid for tuition as an undergraduate student and the future of college affordability.

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Penn Develops Program for District’s Student-athletes

February 1, 2015

President Amy GutmannChuck Leitner and Mike Murphy of Penn Athletics

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Video: Penn Leader Backs Call for Affordable College Ahead of Obama Plan

January 18, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses making college more accessible and affordable for students.

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Reinventing Tech Transfer

December 9, 2014

President Amy Gutmann is noted for her conversation with writer Walter Isaacson at the 2014 Silfen Forum.

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