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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820June 9, 2011

theCoursebook Takes Prize in Milken-Penn GSE’s Second Annual Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Alexandre Scialom, creator of theCourseBook, has won $50,000 in the only business plan competition designed to use innovation to improve education.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604June 7, 2011

Penn Offering Postdoctoral Fellowships to Promote Academic Diversity

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for its Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820June 6, 2011

Penn GSE Study Finds Significant Differences Between Common Core Standards and States’ Curricula

PHILADELPHIA — The states face major changes as they prepare to bring the recently adopted Common Core Standards into their schools, according to a study from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

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 | | 215-898-8721May 11, 2011

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


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 | | 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.