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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 13, 2012

Christopher Phillips Brings His Socrates Cafés and Constitution Cafés to University of Pennsylvania

What a difference a year makes.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 10, 2012
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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721September 7, 2012

Penn to Mark Constitution Day

PHILADELPHIA – Events on the University of Pennsylvania campus on Sept. 17 and 19 will honor the nation’s constitution.  Sept. 17 is Constitution Day.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 6, 2012

$10 Million a Minute Tour Visits Penn

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WHO:            David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general 

                      Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor

 

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 4, 2012
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 29, 2012

Behind the Scenes of New Student Orientation at Penn

Troy Majnerick knows every place on campus to get ice.  That bit of institutional knowledge isn’t a requirement for his job as associate director of New Student Orientation and Academic Initiatives, but it’s valuable information this week.  It’s NSO or New Student Orientation week at

Welcome to Hell: Philadelphia Has a Serious Case of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

September 1, 2012

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the PTSD rate among the urban poor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Great Philadelphia So-so at Charitable Giving

August 21, 2012

Peter Frumkin of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Each area in the country has its own distinct culture of giving.”

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 17, 2012

Penn Grad Participates in Philly Fellows Program

College graduates have had a difficult time finding jobs in the past several years, but a Philadelphia organization is giving them a boost, matching recent grads with non-profit organizations for a year-long placement.

The Philly Fellows program is open to college seniors who apply in fall semester for the positions, which begin in July.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 15, 2012

Penn Hosts Symposium on Violence Against Women

PHILADELPHIA –- A Symposium on Violence Against Women will be held  Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the event will be in the South American Room at International House, 3701 Chestnut St.