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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 June 11, 2013

Daniel J. Mindiola Appointed Presidential Term Professor at Penn

Daniel J. Mindiola has been named the fourth Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Aug. 1.  Mindiola will be Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045June 5, 2013

Penn Research Identifies Bone Tumor in 120,000-Year-Old Neandertal Rib

The first-known definitive case of a benign bone tumor has been discovered in the rib of a young Neandertal who lived about 120,000 years ago in what is now present-day Croatia. The bone fragment, which comes from the famous archaeological cave site of Krapina, contains by far the earliest bone tumor ever identified in the archaeological record.

Video: U.S. Graduation Season 2013: The Best Commencement Speeches

May 23, 2013

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s Penn commencement address is highlighted as one of the best of 2013.

Article Source: The Guardian

Colleges Report 2013 Admission Yields and Wait-List Offers

May 30, 2013

Penn is included among institutions that reported higher admissions yields.

Article Source: New York Times

Power Circuits

May 22, 2013

Successful women included in the 100 Power Women list are highlighted for their affiliations with Penn and other institutions.

Article Source: Forbes
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658May 29, 2013

Rakesh Vohra Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

Rakesh Vohra has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 15th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, effective Aug. 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658May 23, 2013

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Speak at Wharton Global Alumni Forum

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann will visit Tokyo to meet with Wharton alumni at its Global Alumni Forum, presenting a keynote address on May 24 at 9:30 a.m. at the Palace Hotel.

Biden Salutes Penn’s Class of 2013

May 14, 2013

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s commencement address to the class of 2013 is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com

Biden to Offer Advice to University of Pennsylvania Graduates

May 13, 2013

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is featured for delivering the address at Penn’s 257th Commencement.

Article Source: 6ABC
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 9, 2013