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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 7, 2013

Penn to Build Its First-Ever New College House

The University of Pennsylvania today announced it will break ground tomorrow on its first-ever residential building specifically designed as a college house, Penn’s residential system that brings together undergraduates, faculty, staff and graduate students to form shared communities within the larger context of Penn's vibrant campus.

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Media Contact:Susan Crane | cranesj@upenn.edu | (215) 247-5777 x121November 5, 2013

Director of Botany at Penn's Morris Arboretum Receives Environmental Award

On October 24, the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy presented Dr. Timothy Block of Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania with the 2013 Advocate of the Watershed Environmental Award, recognizing outstanding contributions to the local environment.

For City Students, a Helping Hand With College Essays

October 27, 2013

Penn’s “Ivy in the Backyard” college-application seminar for local high school students, presented by the Office of Admissions, is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Federal Donuts and Hip City Veg Headline Penn Retail Growth

October 24, 2013

Anthony Sorrentino of the Executive Vice President’s Office is mentioned for guiding a tour of Penn’s newest retail acquisitions.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 23, 2013

Marcus Mundy's World Expands at Penn

Marcus Mundy’s introduction to the Glee Club in his first few days as a freshman was the start of his exploration of all that the University of Pennsylvania has to offer.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 17, 2013

Nano/Bio Interface Center at Penn to Host Annual NanoDay

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the University of Pennsylvania’s Nano/Bio Interface Center will host its annual NanoDay@Penn. This public education and outreach event will feature a series of talks, demonstrations and exhibits dealing with nanotechnology, a rapidly expanding scientific discipline that involves the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 9, 2013

Paying It Forward at Penn

University of Pennsylvania senior Diana Estrada Alamo’s academic concentration is in infectious diseases, but her interest in good health extends to every aspect of her own life and the people she advocates for and mentors.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 3, 2013

Penn Professors Teach Online Class to Plan Cities of the Future

The year 2050 seems far away, but urban planners are already working on designing cities to accommodate the expected huge population increase in cities across the globe.

Penn Going All Out for a Small Science

October 3, 2013

The Singh Center for Nanotechnology is spotlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 1, 2013

Penn Student Has Sights on Hollywood

When Disney Animation Studios releases its next feature film in November, the life-like quality of the images in the movie will have been produced, in part, through the work of a student at the University of Pennsylvania.