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Biden to Speak at Penn Commencement in Philly

March 12, 2013

Vice President Biden will deliver this year’s Commencement address.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151May 10, 2013

Vice President Biden to Speak at Penn’s 257th Commencement

Joseph R. Biden, Jr., vice president of the United States, will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s commencement on Monday, May 13, 2013.

Changes in the Common Application on Tap for 2013-14

March 5, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions shares his support of the changes to the Common Application.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Stephen MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722February 28, 2013

Penn Campaign Raises $4.3 Billion, Transforming the University

After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151
Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045February 26, 2013

University of Pennsylvania Plans Centers in Philadelphia and China

February 25, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 24, 2013

Online Courses Enable Penn Alumni to Continue Learning

As students at the University of Pennsylvania, they exercised their love of learning, and now, as Penn alumni, thanks to online courses, they can add to their knowledge base or explore subject matter they either couldn’t or didn’t when on campus.

Penn’s ‘Happy’ Movement

February 21, 2013

An anonymously managed Facebook page called “Penn Compliments” is featured.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 22, 2013

Paul Mitchell: At Penn, Four Years of Looking at the Past

Paul Mitchell’s deep interest in anthropology and in exploring human evolution and variation was sparked by his first course in the fall of 2009 during his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. 

The University of Pennsylvania’s Diverse Student Body and Even More Diverse Wardrobe

February 14, 2013

Sophomore Monika Haebich in the School of Arts and Sciences highlights the student body’s diverse sense of style.

Article Source: The Huffington Post