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Developer Bart Blatstein Buys Daily News/Inquirer Building

July 29, 2011

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design says the acquisition of the Inquirer/Daily News building could spur the development in that part of Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 27, 2011

Penn’s UNI Youth Hosting 13th ’Rooted in Community’ Conference With Focus on Food Justice


WHAT:       The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will host the 13th annual "Rooted in Community" national food and justice conference this week in Philadelphia.

Wharton Tests Lesson Plan, Teens Gain Business Smarts

July 25, 2011

Knowledge@Wharton and the Graduate School of Education are featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nutter Relaunches Home Buying-Assist Program for Working Residents

July 18, 2011

Penn is cited for participating in the Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now initiative.

Audio: Philly Jazz Saxophonist Odean Pope

July 15, 2011

Christos Ballas of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses bipolar disorder treatment.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Group of West Philly Youth Continue to Fight for Food Justice

July 13, 2011

Penn’s Netter Center Urban Nutrition Initiative is featured.

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 12, 2011

Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project, Philadelphia Receive $250,000 for Arts Mapping

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, is teaming with the City of Philadelphia to build and launch a Creative Assets Mapping Database, a Web tool that allows users to monitor growth in creative assets and determine their civic, economic and social impacts.

Five Killed in Philly Weekend Violence

July 3, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Lauren Hirshon | lhirshon@upenn.edu | 215-746-6444July 6, 2011

Eric Rabe to Join Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Research & Consulting as Senior Advisor

PHILADELPHIA –- Eric Rabe has been appointed a senior advisor to Fels Research & Consulting, the consulting practice for public-sector and non-profit organizations at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania

From Chad Dion Lassiter: A Cry From the Heart on Black Youth Violence

July 5, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares his views on Black youth violence in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philly.com