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When J. Michael DeAngelis leaves his day job as coordinator for the College's career-services team, he steps into another world where he is a playwright, actor and director. (Penn Current)

Video: Secrets of the Silk Road

October 4, 2010

Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum offers insight into the “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit.

Article Source: CNN

An Eco Education

October 1, 2010

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services discusses PennMOVES’ impact on the carbon footprint.

Article Source: MSN

Morris Arboretum's New Horticulture Center a Pleasure for the Staff

October 1, 2010

The Morris Arboretum’s new Horticulture Center is spotlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Amtrak Rolls Out Ambitious, High-Speed Service Plan

September 28, 2010

Robert Yaro of the School of Design comments on a proposed Philadelphia high-speed rail system.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How a West Philadelphia Family Overcame Child Obesity

September 27, 2010

Shiriki Kumanyika of the School of Medicine says “high-calorie foods and beverages are heavily advertised, and healthier options are harder to find in many African-American and low-income communities.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Purchasing 23 Acres Across Schuylkill

September 25, 2010

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli discusses Penn’s purchase of land across the Schuylkill River.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 September 27, 2010

Report from Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Shows Positive Results of Urban Investment

PHILADELPHIA –- A new report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government shows how public investment guided by strategic planning can produce highly successful results, even within an urban area formerly plagued by high levels of vacancy and abandonment.

“Vacant Property Reclamation Through Strategic Investment in Eastern North Philadelphia, 1998-2010“ documents the work of a nonprofit organization in implementing an investment strategy for a section of Philadelphia.  

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 24, 2010

Penn Dining Halls to Compete in Eat Local Challenge

 

WHAT:            The Eat Local Challenge at the University of Pennsylvania, when made-from-scratch meals with, except for salt, 100 percent local ingredients -- sourced from within 150 miles of campus -- will be served at lunch.                       

After Nightfall, a Trip Through Time

September 24, 2010

Penn Museum’s “40 Winks With the Sphinx” is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer