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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 4, 2011

Penn Students Save Energy, Increase Green Awareness Through 3rd Penn Energy Showdown Competition

PHILADELPHIA – Students of Harrison College House have won a third successive Penn Energy Showdown, a University of Pennsylvania campus energy efficiency competition organized by Penn’s Fels Institute of Government.

The Penn Energy Showdown is designed to reduce energy consumption in campus dormitories, while increasing student awareness about how small behavioral changes can impact energy use.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 4, 2011

Two Penn Students Named Albert Schweitzer Fellows

PHILADELPHIA — Two graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania, along with 13 others from the greater Philadelphia region, have each been awarded an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. 

These students, members of the 2011-12 class of Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows, will spend the next year addressing health disparities in the region while developing lifelong leadership skills.

Philly High School Standout, a Child of Darfur, Wins Prestigious Scholarship

May 2, 2011

Monica Mainigi of the School of Medicine is mentioned for mentoring a high school student recipient of the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Kelly Stratton | skell@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475April 28, 2011

Penn Vet Conducting Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs in May

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary will be participating in the National Service Dog Eye Exam sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Merial for the month of May.

Video: Taking the Mound at Citizens bank Park on Science Day: Philliebot

April 19, 2011

Philliebot, the pitching robot built by the GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Taking the Mound at Citizens Bank Park on Science Day: Philliebot

April 19, 2011

The GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for the pitching robot.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 18, 2011

Three Penn GSE Profs Lead Panel Discussion in “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!”

PHILADELPHIA — Three panelists from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host a discussion at the 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture, “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!: A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education,” Wednesday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, 202 S. 36th St.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 18, 2011

Online Poetry Magazine Jacket Has New Home at Penn, Revamped as Jacket2

PHILADELPHIA – One of the world’s earliest online poetry and poetics magazines, Jacket, which ceased publication last year, now has a new home at the University of Pennsylvania and a new name, Jacket2. 

When Jacket was first published in 1997, the Guardian hailed “Jacket” as “the prince of online poetry magazines.”

Growing Philadelphia

As head of PennPraxis, Harris Steinberg of the School of Design, an architect and Penn alum, has expanded the organization's influence in the dialogue about the future of Philadelphia. (Penn Current)

Philly Unwraps Campaign Against STDs

April 8, 2011

John Jemmott of the School of Medicine discusses abstinence education and STD prevention.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer