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Many in GOP Who Oppose Health Insurance Requirement Used to Favor it

May 28, 2011

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School discusses mandatory health insurance.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

What Should High School Juniors Do to Prepare for College?

May 12, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions advises prospective students to take courses that will prepare them for the college curriculum.

Article Source: U.S. News

With Latest Gift to Penn, Perelmans Focus on Providing Health Care

May 12, 2011

 The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.

 
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721May 11, 2011

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine

LARGEST SINGLE NAMING GIFT TO A SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN U.S. HISTORY

Under the Influence: How the Group Changes What We Think

May 3, 2011

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is cited for studying what makes ideas “go viral.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Colleges Court Gay Students With E-Mail and Dance Parties

May 1, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions and others comments on Penn’s outreach to LGBT accepted applicants.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 29, 2011

NIH Director Francis Collins to Join Penn Celebration Dedicating Translational Research Center

PHILADELPHIA – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will join Penn scientists and physicians in celebrating the opening of the new Translational Research Center (TRC) Tuesday. The TRC is the first medical research building on the Penn campus - and one of the first anywhere - to be physically integrated into facilities for patient care, namely the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Roberts Proton Therapy Center. Dr.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 18, 2011

Three Penn GSE Profs Lead Panel Discussion in “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!”

PHILADELPHIA — Three panelists from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host a discussion at the 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture, “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!: A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education,” Wednesday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, 202 S. 36th St.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 18, 2011

Online Poetry Magazine Jacket Has New Home at Penn, Revamped as Jacket2

PHILADELPHIA – One of the world’s earliest online poetry and poetics magazines, Jacket, which ceased publication last year, now has a new home at the University of Pennsylvania and a new name, Jacket2. 

When Jacket was first published in 1997, the Guardian hailed “Jacket” as “the prince of online poetry magazines.”

Audio: K@W High School

March 21, 2011

Robbie Shell of the Wharton School is interviewed about the Knowledge@Wharton web publication for high school students.

Article Source: WHYY-FM (Philadelphia)