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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 26, 2013

For Some of Penn Alexander School’s First Grads, the Road Leads to Penn

Since opening in 2001 with kindergarten and first-grade classes, Penn Alexander School, a neighborhood public school created by the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia school district, has become one of the most popular and successful in the city.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 21, 2013

Student-Athlete at Penn Soars Over Life’s Biggest Hurdles

Eliana Yankelev doesn’t let life’s biggest obstacles get in her way.

A member of the track and field team at the University of Pennsylvania, the 20-year-old sophomore competes in sprints, hurdles and the long jump.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 14, 2013

Penn Student’s Serendipitous Snapshot Develops Into Award-Winning Image

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For one University of Pennsylvania doctoral student, promoting increased access to education around the globe led to an unanticipated title: award-winning photographer.

For one University of Pennsylvania doctoral student, promoting increased access to education around the globe led to an unanticipated title: award-winning pho

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 12, 2013

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Offers Best Ways to Help After Typhoon

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a list of the top tips for donors, providing up-to-date information about smart philanthropic ways to help the people in the Philippines.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 11, 2013

United Minorities Council at Penn Celebrates 35th Anniversary

At the University of Pennsylvania the United Minorities Council was created in 1978 as an organization to advocate on behalf of students who felt their voices weren’t being heard on campus.

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Emergency Donations for Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and a nearby satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.

Nov. 11, 2013

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