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Drexel Looks to Branch Out Over Rail Yards

November 11, 2012

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design is quoted about the potential impact of developing rail yards in West Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact: | | November 12, 2012

Helping Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

As many of our neighbors in New Jersey and New York continue to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the University of Pennsylvania’s faculty, staff and students have undertaken a number of efforts within their respective units to support the victims of this terrible natural disaster.

The Penn community should be aware that several organizations are actively supporting those whose lives have been upended by the storm and are accepting donations from those who want to help:

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 9, 2012

Penn's Meredith Broussard Measures Philadelphia’s Civic Health

Compared to the rest of the United States, Philadelphia’s civic life is very healthy.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194November 9, 2012

As a New Teacher, Penn Alumna Cindy Nicoletti Pays Forward the Gift of Education

Cindy Nicoletti, a 2011 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, is one of those lucky people who has known since childhood what she wanted to do with her life.

“I always wanted to be a teacher,” she says. “That was my main focus, ever since second grade.”

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 8, 2012

Penn Conference Celebrates Partnerships That Strengthen Neighborhoods

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A two-day international conference titled "The Role of Higher Education-Community-School Partnerships in Creating Democratic Communities Locally, Nationally and Globally” will celebrate the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships’ 20 years of work with its West Philadelphia neighbors.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 7, 2012

Urban Nutrition Initiative at Penn Hosting Eats and Beats Locally Sourced Dinner

PHILADELPHIA – The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a school-based program of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, will host its fourth annual Eats a

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 5, 2012

Penn’s Netter Center Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With an International Conference

PHILADELPHIA – To celebrate 20 years as a university-wide center that develops democratic partnerships with its West Philadelphia neighbors, the University of Pennsylvania’s

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Media Contact:Anita Mastroieni | mastroie@upenn.edu | 215-746-6868 November 5, 2012
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 5, 2012

Political and Proud: A Penn Democrat and a Penn Republican

Before Andrew Brown and Laura Brown — no relation — arrived on the University of Pennsylvania campus, they had both heard of Penn’s reputation, correct or not, as liberal.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 2, 2012

Penn Urges Students to Vote

PHILADELPHIA -- Students at the University of Pennsylvania are being urged to participate in the Nov. 6 general election.