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Behind Wharton’s Record-Breaking Female Enrollment

July 25, 2011

Ankur Kumar of the Wharton School discusses how the school recruited more female applicants than its competitors.

Article Source: CNNMoney.com

Penn Receives $10 Million to Create Center for Orphan Disease Research and Therapy

July 26, 2011

The Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine receives $10 million to research and provide therapy for orphan diseases.

Variety Is the Spice of MBA Life

July 25, 2011

Dean Thomas Robertson, Ankur Kumar and J. J. Cutler of the Wharton School comment on increasing diversity.

Article Source: Financial Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2011

Penn Study Examines Safe Access to Clean Water in Low-Income Countries

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has teamed up with Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, along with the Penn School of Nursing, to study water fetching and the need for access to clean water in developing nations.

Fewer Perks and More Work for Wall St.’s Summer Interns

July 21, 2011

Patricia Rose of Career Services comments on the value of summer internships.

Article Source: New York Times

Models of Success

July 7, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is featured for helping identify the best practices for retention at minority-serving institutions. (Page 13)

Attracting Black, Hispanics, and Others to Give

July 13, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education will join a discussion on the inclusion of minority groups in philanthropic efforts.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy

Stepping Out

July 20, 2011

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education comments on a pledge by a group of for-profit colleges to be accountable and transparent in recruiting students.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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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.

Top 10 YouTube Videos Posted by Colleges, and What They Mean

July 5, 2011

Two Penn videos are among the top 10.