Penn Compact

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 30, 2012

Penn’s Student Health Director Honored

            PHILADELPHIA – Evelyn Wiener, University of Pennsylvania Student Health Services director, is receiving the American College Health Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s meeting today in Chicago.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 24, 2012

‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement on Penn Campus

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania Police Department will participate in the national “Click It or Ticket” seat-belt-enforcement campaign through June 10.

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Media Contact:Kat Stein | katstein@gse.upenn.edu | 215-898-9642May 23, 2012
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 22, 2012

Penn Researchers Detail Polling-place Effect

Given how much time and money American political parties spend in redistricting, they may want to consider how voters are assigned to particular polling locations.

At KIPP, Dreams of an Ivy League Education

May 17, 2012

Penn’s partnership with KIPP is highlighted.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Kat Stein | katstein@gse.upenn.edu | 215-898-9642May 16, 2012

Graduate School of Education Welcomes Education Writers Association Conference to Penn


PHILADELPHIA –- Hundreds of education journalists will gather at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education for the 65th Education Writers Association’s national seminar tomorrow through Saturday.

Penn to Team Up With KIPP Charters

May 16, 2012

Penn is partnering with the KIPP Schools to form a college-completion program.

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Media Contact:Steve Mancini | smancini@kipp.org | May 16, 2012

Penn Partners With KIPP Schools to Promote College Completion in Underserved Communities

PHILADELPHIA -– The KIPP Foundation announced today that it will partner with the University of Pennsylvania in an effort to increase college-completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. This is KIPP’s first college partnership with an Ivy League university and its 10th partnership with an institution of higher learning since the fall of 2011.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Six Penn Students Receive U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarships

          PHILADELPHIA – Six University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer:

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Media Contact:Kat Stein | katstein@gse.upenn.edu | 215-898-9642 May 10, 2012

Georgia Higher Education Policies Hurt Blacks, Hispanics and Poor, Penn Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA — Georgia’s higher education policies are making it harder for black, Hispanic and poor Georgians to get a college education, according to a new report released by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Research on Higher Education.