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Veteran Broadcaster Diego Castellanos Is Tuned In to Latino Community

December 6, 2010

Johnny Irizarry of La Casa Latina comments on a broadcaster’s involvement with the Latino community.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Every Neighborhood Needs a Park

December 6, 2010

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design shares his insight into PennPraxis involvement with Philadelphia’s “Green2015” plan.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

For Matt Miller, Triathlon Climaxed a Long Road Back From a Near-Fatal Injury

December 6, 2010

School of Medicine student Matt Miller participates in a triathlon after a near-deadly experience.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sharing the Miracle, Handing Out ‘Hanukkah Kits’ at Penn

December 2, 2010

Members of the Jewish community celebrated the first day Hanukkah on campus.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

2010 Security 500: The State of the Art

November 1, 2010

Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety comments on what makes a security leader successful.

Article Source: Security Magazine

Q&A: David Hollenberg

Blending Skirkanich Hall and College Hall, the new with the old, University Architect David Hollenberg has a hand in shaping Penn’s vibrant campus. (Penn Current)

Suspect Killed in Police Shooting on Penn’s Campus

November 21, 2010

University of Pennsylvania police shot and killed a suspect after they say two men opened fire on them overnight.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386November 22, 2010

Penn IUR Report on Vacant Land Management Released

PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city  $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

Leadership and Fundraising at Fisk University

November 15, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education blogs about raising money and increasing leadership at a historically black university.

Save Our Schools: Black Men at Penn Reach Out to South Philly High

November 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for his efforts in high school mentorship.


Article Source: Philadelphia Weekly