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Ethics Panel Sets High Bar for Anthrax Vaccine Research in Children

March 19, 2013

President Amy Gutmann says, “This was one of the most difficult bioethical reviews that any national bioethics commission as ever conducted.”

Article Source: Washinton Post

Safeguarding Children – Pediatric Research on Medical Countermeasures

March 19, 2013

President Amy Gutmann writes about safeguarding children.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411March 19, 2013

Bioethics Commission Releases Report on Pediatric Medical Countermeasures

In a report released today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues concluded that the federal government would have to take multiple steps before anthrax vaccine trials with children could be ethically considered. 

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

Penn to Create Perry World House to Enhance Global Initiatives

The University of Pennsylvania will establish a central home on campus for global activities and initiatives to be known as the Perry World House, President Amy Gutmann announced today. 

Vice President Biden to Speak at Penn Commencement

March 12, 2013

Vice President Biden will deliver this year’s commencement address.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 13, 2013

Penn’s Silfen Forum: ‘Open Learning and the Future of Higher Education’

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and other experts will explore online learning and what it may have in store for higher education at the Silfen University Forum at Penn on April 5.

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Media Contact:Stephen MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722February 28, 2013

Penn Campaign Raises $4.3 Billion, Transforming the University

After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8743February 4, 2013

Penn Receives $25 Million Gift to Create Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $25 million gift from alumnus Ronald O. Perelman to create the Ronald O.

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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8743 January 9, 2013

Penn Announces New Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced the formation of the Penn Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life.  

Newsmakers Week of 11/21/12

November 12, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is featured for receiving the Vision for Philadelphia Award from Philadelphia Hospitality Inc.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent