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Video: Where Is America in 2012

November 6, 2012

President Amy Gutmann shares her thoughts about where America stands in 2012.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 8, 2012

Debate at Penn: Have We Lost the Spirit of Compromise in America?

PHILADELPHIA –- Will a hard-fought U.S. election, replete with record spending and ever more divisive rhetoric, really change anything in Washington?

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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721November 7, 2012

Penn Students Go Heavily for President Obama in Campus Voting

PHILADELPHIA –- At the seven University of Pennsylvania polling places where many Penn students voted in yesterday’s presidential election, the clear winner was President Obama. 

The margin was 2,844 votes, or 79 percent, for Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden and 746 votes, or 21 percent, for Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan. 

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 5, 2012

Penn’s Netter Center Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With an International Conference

PHILADELPHIA – To celebrate 20 years as a university-wide center that develops democratic partnerships with its West Philadelphia neighbors, the University of Pennsylvania’s

My Hope for November 7

November 1, 2012

President Amy Gutmann’s book The Spirit of Compromise is quoted on political stalemate.

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The 10 Most Popular College Presidents According to Glassdoor Ratings

October 20, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is listed as one of the most popular college presidents.

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Media Contact:Ellen Kornfield | kornfield@philadelphiahospitality.org | October 23, 2012

Philadelphia Hospitality to Honor Penn President Amy Gutmann With 2012 Vision for Philadelphia Award

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Hospitality Inc. a non-profit organization that promotes the region as a world-class business and leisure destination for corporate, cultural, and professional groups, will present its Vision for Philadelphia Award to Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, October 30, at the Hyatt at the Bellevue.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 15, 2012

Enrique G. Mendoza Appointed Presidential Term Professor at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Enrique G. Mendoza, a scholar of international macroeconomics, has been named a Presidential Term Professor of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1. 

Genetics Research May Slow Without Privacy Protections, Federal Panel Warns

October 11, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues report, “Privacy and Progress in the Whole Genome Sequencing.”

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 2, 2012

$2.5 Million Endowed Scholarship Supports New Partnership Between Penn and KIPP Schools

PHILADELPHIA -- It was for students such as Chevon Boone that dignitaries from the KIPP Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania gathered Oct. 2 to celebrate the establishment of a new partnership.