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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 3, 2013

Penn Law, FactCheck.org Web Sites Win Webby People’s Voice Awards

Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

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Media Contact: | | May 2, 2013

In Lacrosse, Six Women, Six Men Earn All Ivy Honors

Penn’s women’s and men’s lacrosse teams each had six players named to the All-Ivy teams this season. 

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Media Contact:Deborah Lang | dlang@upenn.edu | 215-880-2372April 18, 2013

Mellon Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to the University of Pennsylvania for Humanities and Urbanism Studies

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 18, 2013

A Penn Nursing Student Finds Her Niche for Helping

 

Marissa DeCesaris hopes to make an impact on improving care for the mentally ill. 

Greenspace: Graduating From Disposal to Recycled Clothes

April 15, 2013

PennMOVES is mentioned about items students leave behind when they depart for the summer and Barbara Lea-Kruger of Business Services is quoted.

Article Source: Philly.com

Swensen Protege to Run Penn’s Endowment as Yale Network Grows

April 10, 2013

Peter H. Ammon has been named chief investment officer for the University of Pennsylvania and will start in July.

Article Source: Bloomberg
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Media Contact:JIll Katz | katzj@ica.upenn.edu | 215-573-9975April 10, 2013

ICA’s 50th Anniversary Benefit Honors Leonard Lauder

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual Benefit, to be held this evening, April 10, honors Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and the senior member of its Board of Directors. A prominent collection of museum directors and art patrons will attend the event which also celebrates ICA’s 50th year.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658April 9, 2013

Peter H. Ammon Named Penn’s Chief Investment Officer

Peter H. Ammon has been named chief investment officer for the University of Pennsylvania. Currently a director in the Yale University Investments Office, he will begin his new duties at Penn on July 1.

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April 8, 2013

Provost Vincent Price is quoted about Penn’s involvement with Coursera.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 4, 2013

Penn Asian American Studies Program Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

Spurred by the efforts of student activists, the University of Pennsylvania’s Asian American Studies Program was formed in the 1996-97 academic year.