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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 26, 2009

Penn Plans Energy Awareness Week Events Around Campus, Neighborhood

 

PHILADELPHIA –- A film screening, information displays, a bicycle that generates electricity and reverse trick-or-treating on Halloween are among events this week at the University of Pennsylvania in observance of Energy Awareness Week.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 23, 2009
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Penn Launches Web Site Tracking Research Funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has launched a Web site to inform the public of scientific research funding it has received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus measure that has delivered the largest increase in basic funding in the history of federally funded scientific research: $21.5 billion.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 12, 2009
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 9, 2009

Penn’s 17th Annual Family Day Is Saturday

 

WHAT:

The University of Pennsylvania’s 17th annual Family Day, featuring a tailgate party, football game, special tours of the Penn Museum and ice skating at the Penn Ice Rink. The event is hosted by the Division of Human Resources, in association with Penn Athletics.

WHO:

Faculty and staff are invited to bring their families and friends.

WHEN & Saturday, Oct. 10
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Media Contact: | | October 8, 2009

Penn’s Sustainability Initiatives Recognized Nationally for Second Consecutive Year

 

PHILADELPHIA -- The grades are in: The University of Pennsylvania ranks among the top U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities for its sustainability initiatives, according to the 2010 College Sustainability Report Card.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 8, 2009

Penn Green Fund Seeks Grant Applications for Innovative Sustainability Projects

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania announced today the formation of a Green Fund, an internal grant-making entity to seed new project ideas from faculty, students and staff that support the goals and objectives of Penn's Climate Action Plan. The Plan is a long-range strategy to reduce the University’s carbon footprint and enhance its overall sustainability.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 30, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Awards 288 Projects, $155 Million to University of Pennsylvania Research


PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received more than $155 million in research funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, awards that fund 288 studies in gene therapy, robotics, public education, neurological disorders, tobacco’s effect on health and more.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 30, 2009
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 28, 2009