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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 13, 2013

Dr. Sheldon Hackney, 1933-2013

Statement from Penn President Amy Gutmann

Jeb Bush Awards Hillary Clinton Liberty Medal

September 11, 2013

President Amy Gutmann’s remarks made at the presentation of the 2013 Liberty Medal are highlighted.

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Media Contact:Rebecca Rebalsky | rebecca4@sas.upenn.edu | (215) 898-4192September 6, 2013

New Gift from Alumni Robert A. and Penny Grossman Fox Expands Fox Leadership Program at Penn

Thanks to a generous boost from its founders, the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania will be able to prepare even more students for lives of leadership and service.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411August 28, 2013

A Message to the Penn Community from President Amy Gutmann

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 274th year of the University of Pennsylvania and to share with you a brief update.

A Matter of Leadership

August 21, 2013

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned for being a committed, executive leader in higher education in Philadelphia.

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Audio: Philadelphia Bioethics Meeting Tackles Implanted Memories and Other Thorny Issues

August 19, 2013

President Amy Gutmann is cited as the chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 14, 2013

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen


 
WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen
 
WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2017
 
WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2013, 12:30-1 p.m.
 

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411July 31, 2013

Penn President, Other University Leaders Call for Close of Innovation Deficit

Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, joined other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.” 

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 26, 2013

Penn Research Helps Make Advance in 'Programmable Matter' Using Nanocrystals

When University of Pennsylvania nanoscientists created beautiful, tiled patterns with flat nanocrystals, they were left with a mystery: why did some sets of crystals arrange themselves in an alternating, herringbone style, even though it wasn’t the simplest pattern?

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 18, 2013

Penn Researchers Help Show New Way to Study and Improve Catalytic Reactions

Catalysts are everywhere. They make chemical reactions that normally occur at extremely high temperatures and pressures possible within factories, cars and the comparatively balmy conditions within the human body. Developing better catalysts, however, is mainly a hit-or-miss process.