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Considering Vaccine as Public Responsibility

June 24, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “In the United States, personal medicine has dominated public health.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Poor Targeted in Pa. Budget

June 21, 2011

Roberta Iversen of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on government budgets and the poor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | arg@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-3617
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 10, 2011

"An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” to Be at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

PHILADELPHIA — “An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 13. 

An exploration of history through art, the traveling exhibition from Tuscaloosa, Ala., consists of paintings that chronicle the American experience from 1799 to 1971 in portraits, genre, still life and landscapes.

Network University

June 16, 2011

The Wharton School is featured for its large networking pool.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Penn Study Finds Doctors Delaying or Rejecting Specialty Care for Publicly Insured Children

June 16, 2011

Karin Rhodes of the Perelman School of Medicine leads a study about publicly insured children and their access to medical assistance.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 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 | elerner@upenn.edu | 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 | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 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