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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Paige Boehmcke | paige@graphenefrontiers.com | 267-225-5003September 17, 2013

Graphene Frontiers Awarded $745,000 NSF Grant for ‘Roll-to-Roll’ Graphene Production

Graphene Frontiers, a company developed through the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer, has been awarded a $744,600 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop roll-to-roll production of graphene, the “miracle material” at the heart of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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

Penn’s Field Center Advocates Changing Higher Ed Policy for Former Foster Youth

It’s a momentous day when a foster child graduates from high school.  But, now what?

One center at the University of Pennsylvania is working to address the needs of this under-the-radar population by stimulating a shift in higher education policy.

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

Penn Division of Public Safety to Host Open House

The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety will hold its annual Open House on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 4040 Chestnut St.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 4, 2013

Penn Science Café: Studying Self-Control

Associate Professor of Psychology Robert Kurzban studies how the mind has adapted over time to the challenges of the social world, such as how to make decisions about cooperation, morality and punishment. Kurzban will talk about one trait we associate with these challenges: willpower.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 3, 2013

Penn Team Begins Five-Year Sky-Mapping Mission as Part of Dark Energy Survey

For hundreds of nights during the next five years, the world’s most powerful digital camera will turn skyward, helping a team of physicists and astronomers from around the globe answer fundamental questions about our universe.

A Matter of Leadership

August 21, 2013

President Amy Gutmann is mentioned for being a committed, executive leader in higher education in Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Gwendolyn Lacy | director@tlcforscc.org | 610-347-0347 x102 August 20, 2013

Penn Vet Protects 145 Acres of Chester County Farmland With Conservation Easement

With the signing of an agricultural conservation easement this week, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has ensured that 145 acres of its New Bolton Center Campus will be protected from development and will continue t

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2013

Penn’s Chaplain Chaz Howard: The Healing Gift of Poetry

Through Chaz Howard’s career as a spiritual advisor, he has shared the joys of the human experience as well as some of the most painful times in people’s lives.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 14, 2013

Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop Selected as Penn Reading Project Text

Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop by literary scholar Adam Bradley is the selected text for the 2013-14 Penn Reading Project at the University of Pennsylvania and kicks off Penn’s Year of Sound.   

Urban Teacher Ed Program at Penn GSE Gets an Early Start

The members of the incoming class of master’s students in the Teacher Education Program of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education found themselves in unexpected places.