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April 25, 2013

President Amy Gutmann joins a discussion about online education.

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Media Contact:Kate FitzGerald | kfitz@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-898-8999April 24, 2013
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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372April 18, 2013

Mellon Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to the University of Pennsylvania for Humanities and Urbanism Studies

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 19, 2013

A Statement From Penn President Amy Gutmann On the Recent Events in Boston

As events continue to unfold in the Boston area, all of us at Penn extend our condolences to those in the MIT community over the death of one of their police officers. This was a tragic loss, and a reminder of the daily risks our police take in order to keep us safe.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 19, 2013
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Penn Research May Help Drastically Reduce Cost of Powerful Microscope Technique

A dye-based imaging technique known as two-photon microscopy can produce pictures of active neural structures in much finer detail than functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, but it requires powerful and expensive lasers. Now, a research team at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new kind of dye that could reduce the cost of the technique by several orders of magnitude.

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

Penn Introduces Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Certificate

This fall, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Neuroscience and Society will partner with the School of Arts and Sciences to offer a first-of-its-kind program that aims to educate non-scientists about the workings of the brain.

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Media Contact:JIll Katz | katzj@ica.upenn.edu | 215-573-9975April 10, 2013

ICA’s 50th Anniversary Benefit Honors Leonard Lauder

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual Benefit, to be held this evening, April 10, honors Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and the senior member of its Board of Directors. A prominent collection of museum directors and art patrons will attend the event which also celebrates ICA’s 50th year.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 9, 2013

Peter H. Ammon Named Penn’s Chief Investment Officer

Peter H. Ammon has been named chief investment officer for the University of Pennsylvania. Currently a director in the Yale University Investments Office, he will begin his new duties at Penn on July 1.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411April 3, 2013

Penn’s Gutmann and Jensen Part of Obama’s BRAIN Initiative

In an attempt to better understand "the three pounds of matter that sits between our ears," President Obama has announced a $100 million investment into the BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovativ