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Philadelphia High School Student Wins Scholarship After Parents' Deaths

June 22, 2010

A Philadelphia high school student is profiled as she receives a full grant from a scholarship fund administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-8987-8658June 18, 2010

Andrea Mitchell, Rosemary Mazanet Named Campaign Co-Chairs of Making History at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Andrea Mitchell and Dr. Rosemary Mazanet have been named co-chairs of the University of Pennsylvania’s Making History: The Campaign for Penn

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann at the June meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Medicine: Have You Hugged Your Doctor Today?

May 28, 2010

Michael Cirigliano of the School of Medicine is profiled.

Video: America Speaks

June 16, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the America Speaks Philadelphia public forums.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 10, 2010

Center for High Impact Philanthropy Issues Investment Guide on Long-Term Development in Haiti

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released its latest investment guide, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact.”  The guide focuses on health, livelihoods and education, and it points to solutions where charitable dollars could make the biggest difference.

Part IV: Comparing Medical Treatments

June 4, 2010

Craig Umscheid and P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine discuss the Center for Evidence-Based Practice.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Chair of New Bioethics Commission Is a Firm Believer in Deliberative Democracy

June 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann participates in a Q&A concerning her role on President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 9, 2010

Penn Hosts “Our Budget, Our Economy,” National, Interactive Discussion in 18 Cities

PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Project on Civic Engagement is co-chairing the local organizing team in Philadelphia, the origination city, for ”Our Budget, Our Economy,” an AmericaSpeaks national town meeting on Saturday, June 26, at 3801 Market St. 

Hialeah High Grads Take Their Place in the Ivy League

June 6, 2010

Incoming freshman Ray Hernandez is featured.

Article Source: Miami Herald

Program Connects City Youths With College

June 8, 2010

Incoming freshman Arazi Pinhas discusses the transition to college.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer