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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | July 26, 2010

Making History Campaign Co-Chair Makes $5 Million Gift to Endow University PIK Professorship

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support.  The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Elite Group: Audio Outtakes of the U.S. Investment Management Roundtable Discussion

July 23, 2010

Kristin Gilbertson of Investments is cited for the University’s successful endowment.

Article Source: Institutional Investor
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Media Contact: | | July 20, 2010

Penn Is Among Top Medium-Sized Universities Contributing Graduates to Teach For America

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania ranks fourth in medium-sized colleges and universities in the number of 2010 graduates who are joining Teach For America. 

The 43 recent Penn graduates are committing the next two years to teach in underserved urban and rural public schools and will begin teaching in schools across the country in the fall. 

Teach for America recruited the students from all academic majors and backgrounds who demonstrated outstanding achievement, perseverance and leadership. 

Haiti Donation Guide

July 13, 2010

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact” guide is cited.

Article Source: Philanthropy Journal

Health, Jobs, Education: Key Ways to Help Haiti Now

July 14, 2010

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s Haiti donation analysis study, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact,” is cited.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Video: Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

July 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann chairs a Washington, D.C., symposium on synthetic biology.

Article Source: C-SPAN

Orange (Botswana) and Botswana-UPenn Partnership Pioneer Mobile-Phone Telemedicine

July 9, 2010

Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s mobile-phone health-care service is featured.

Article Source: Botswana Gazette

Bioethics Gets an Airing

July 7, 2010

President Amy Gutmann debates synthetic biology.

Article Source: Nature

USC Plans $900-Million Shopping and Residential Upgrade

July 3, 2010

Penn’s community-building efforts are cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Bahraini Students Hailed for Achievements

June 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann visits Bahrain to strengthen educational ties.

Article Source: Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)