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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 October 28, 2010

Penn’s Amy Gutmann, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, the first lady, today honored Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.   Six other noted women were also recognized.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 27, 2010

Penn Leads the Vote Students to Hold Election Day March and Rally Nov. 2

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WHO:           

Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania   president          

Penn Leads the Vote student representatives

 Penn marching band, Penn cheerleaders

 

WHAT:        

Election Day “Get out the Vote” March and Rally

Glee Singers Strike Discord

October 25, 2010

Campus a capella group the Counterparts is featured as the real-life and politically aware version of the hit TV series “Glee.”

Article Source: BBC News

BenePhilly and Federation Join Forces to Better Serve Jewish Older Adults

October 21, 2010

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy acknowledges a Philadelphia-based not-for-profit.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent

Film-buff heaven

 Penn is co-sponsoring the 19th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival, which runs until Oct. 24 and includes 216 screenings of more than 100 domestic and international films. (Penn Current)

Penn Presby Heart Rescue Team Beats With 6th Member

October 18, 2010

The Penn Heart Rescue Program is cited for its expansion among community hospitals.

Pa. Man to Give $1K for Each Jobless Worker Hired

October 17, 2010

Lawrence Gelburd of the Wharton School discusses the effect of publicity for a program to encourage putting people to work.

Article Source: Associated Press

Walkway at Morris Arboretum Wins Architects' Award

October 15, 2010

The Annenberg Public Policy Center is recognized for its architectural style.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact: | | October 15, 2010

Rebecca Bushnell’s Term as Dean of Arts and Sciences at University of Pennsylvania Is Extended

PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced today that Rebecca Bushnell has agreed to extend her term as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn until June 30, 2013.

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Media Contact:jJennifer Oxenford jmacdoug@magpi.net | jmacdoug@magpi.net | 215-898-0341 October 15, 2010

MAGPI’s First Annual Content Provider Carnival Is Coming to Town – Virtually

Step Right Up, Step Right Up -- for the First Annual MAGPI Content Provider Carnival where 22 amazing distance learning content providers will come together all under one virtual tent via live webcast to schools across the country!!