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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.
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 6, 2013

Penn Community Gathers School Supplies for West Philadelphia Youngsters

Through Friday, Aug. 16, multiple locations across the University of Pennsylvania campus will serve as drop-off points for the Penn Volunteers in Public Service’s annual back-to-school drive.

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Media Contact:Michael Mahoney | mahoneyw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-9232August 6, 2013

Millar Picked as Penn Lightweights Captain; Shepherd Named Commodore

Rising junior Adam Millar was selected by his teammates to serve as team captain of the University of Pennsylvania lightweights in 2013-14 as announced by head coach Nick Baker on Monday. Rising senior Sam Shepherd was chosen as commodore.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 2, 2013

Running Math Circles and Marathons, Penn GSE Student Leads the Pack

As a kid, Joshua Taton, genuinely enjoyed studying math in school.

“I loved theory: proving theorems and linking broad ideas together into a logical framework. Math had a certain purity, completeness or even artistic appeal that I found fascinating,” explains the Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 30, 2013

Touchdown Quakers: Penn Athletics Launches the Ivy League® Digital Network

You don’t need an app for that.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics has partnered with an online video technology company to launch the Ivy League® Digital Network for the 2013-2014 season.

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Egypt and Terrorism

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

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