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Penn, Schools Partner to Use Museum as Classroom

October 23, 2014

A Museum partnership with the School District of Philadelphia is featured.


Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Video: Penn Museum Unveils New Program for Teaching 7th Graders Interactively

October 21, 2014

The Museum is featured for a new partnership with Philadelphia schools.


Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

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Media Contact:Barry Toiv | barry.toiv@aau.edu | 202-408-7500October 21, 2014

AAU Elects University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as New Chair

The Association of American Universities today elected University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as chair of its board of directors.  Her one-year term begins today, the final day of the association’s semiannual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 23, 2014

Penn’s 2014 Alumni Honors Include Founder of TED Wurman and Former Trustee Chair Riepe

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Richard Saul Wurman, founder of TED, and James S. Riepe, chairman of Penn’s Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2009, are among seven alumni to be honored this year at the Alumni Award of Merit Gala.

The University of Pennsylvania will honor distinguished alumni at the 80th Annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Oct. 31.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 214-573-8151October 17, 2014

Enriching Internship Could Lead to a Career for Penn Student

Jane Wu is getting an early start at the University of Pennsylvania on a possible future career in research to help save the environment and preserve human health.

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Media Contact:Elaine Andrecovich Makovsky | eandrecovich@makovsky.com | October 2, 2014

Penn and 55 Others Join The Campus Program to Support Student Mental Health

The Jed Foundation and The Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative today announced that 56 colleges and universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, have joined The Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program (The Campus Program) in support of student well being and mental health.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 29, 2014

La Casa Latina at Penn Marks 15th Anniversary

For some University of Pennsylvania students, La Casa Latina is the next best thing to being at home with their families.

Westward, Ho! Penn’s Homeownership Incentive Boundaries On the Move

September 26, 2014

The westward expansion of Penn’s home-ownership incentive program is featured.


Article Source: CBS3 News (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 214-573-8151September 24, 2014

Elvis Is in the House – Penn’s Harrison College House

As the dean of Harrison College House at the University of Pennsylvania, Frank Pellicone is well known, but it’s his dog, Elvis, who is the big star in the building.

“He’s a bit of a character and people come to look for him,” says Pellicone.