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We Need to Unlock the Brain’s Secrets – Ethically

March 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, Presidential Bioethics Commission chair, writes about three key areas of ethical concern in neuroscience research and application.

Article Source: Scientific American

Five Penn Students Win $150,000 Each for Community Service Projects

March 26, 2015

Five seniors, Jodi FeinbergMatthew LisleShadrack Frimpong

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 25, 2015

President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind. 

Video: Vincent Price on CCTV

March 20, 2015

Provost Vincent Price is interviewed on education in an interconnected global environment.

Article Source: China Central Television

Review of ‘Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama’ at the Penn Museum

March 18, 2015

Clark Erickson of the Museum is quoted about curating the reviewed exhibit “Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Penn Wharton China Center Opens in Beijing

March 17, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center.

Article Source: Philly Voice
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 16, 2015

Founders of Russian Art Collective Pussy Riot to Speak at Penn

WHO:            Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, Russian conceptual artists and founding members of the art collective Pussy Riot

WHAT:          “A Conversation With Pussy Riot”
 

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Media Contact:Patricia Graue | | 212-333-3810March 10, 2015

宾夕法尼亚大学和沃顿商学院成立宾大沃顿中国中心

美国宾夕法尼亚大学(“宾大”)与宾夕法尼亚大学沃顿商学院 (“沃顿商学院”)今天宣布在北京成立宾大沃顿中国中心。宾大与中国的渊源始于 1896 年,当 时宾大录取了第一位来自中国的学生。宾大沃顿中国中心是宾大与中国合作关系的重要延伸和拓 展。宾大沃顿中国中心将通过宾大在中国的隶属机构宾大沃顿咨询(北京)有限公司开展工作。

该中心将为宾大教授、学生、在华校友和各界友人提供继续学习和研究的资源和平台。中心 将通过一系列咨询项目,帮助中国高级管理人员和其他人才获得在全球化背景下能够更加成功管 理企业的实用技能和视野。

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Patricia Graue | | 212-333-3810March 10, 2015

University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School Launch Penn Wharton China Center

The University of Pennsylvania (“Penn”) and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (“Wharton”) today announced the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center (“PWCC”) in Beijing, China. The Center is an important expansion of Penn’s engagement with China, which began in 1896 when the first Chinese student enrolled at Penn. It will operate through the University’s China based affiliate, Penn Wharton Consulting (Beijing) Co, LTD.

Rendell Center moves to Penn

March 4, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement’s relocation to the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer