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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 9, 2008
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 11, 2008

From Canada to the Caribbean: Tree Leaves Control Their Own Temperature, Penn Study Reveals


PHILADELPHIA –- The temperature inside a healthy, photosynthesizing tree leaf is affected less by outside environmental temperature than originally believed, according to new research from biologists at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 29, 2008

World's Largest Particle Detector Nearing Completion, Penn Physicists Prepare To Study Nature of Matter

PHILADELPHIA -- Today, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and their U.S. ATLAS collaborators joined colleagues around the world to celebrate a pivotal landmark in the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – the lowering of the final piece of the ATLAS particle detector into the underground collision hall at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151December 13, 2007

University of Pennsylvania Students Encouraged to Participate in 2008 "Davos Conversation"

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania students are being invited to participate in a direct dialogue with world leaders through the "Davos Conversation," a project of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting.

The "Davos Conversation" is designed to encourage dialogue with leaders attending the Forum through its Web page at www.davosconversation.org. This bloggregator combines text blogs, video, photo and news feeds from the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 14, 2004
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Media Contact:Patsy R. Brumfield | | 662-915-7236July 19, 2002

Penn Professor Terry Adkins Selected to Memorialize Integration of Higher Education

UNIVERSITY, Miss. - Twin archways anchor etched glass doors. Bronze bells rest atop the words "Freedom Henceforth - Justice Forevermore."

Chosen by a national panel of experts, this is the design for the University of Mississippi's memorial to the integration of higher education set to grace the heart of the university's Oxford campus.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 20, 2001