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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 28, 2012

College Day ’12 for Lea Students at Penn

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Video: Best B-School Road Trip: The Wharton School

November 16, 2012

Michael Useem and Kembrel Jones of the Wharton School are highlighted in a segment about the school.

Article Source: Business Week

Drexel’s Good Neighbor Policy

November 19, 2012

Penn is noted for its commitment to the surrounding community and for its economic-stimulus programs.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 19, 2012

Rita Hodges of Penn’s Netter Center Coauthors Book on Future of University-Community Relationships

PHILADELPHIA – A new book, The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads, provides a forward-thinking perspective on the future of university-community partnerships.  Coauthored by Rita Axelroth Hodges, assistant director at the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center

Expanding Universities

November 1, 2012

Penn’s campus expansion is highlighted.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 14, 2012

New Financial Aid Director Explains Penn’s No-loan Aid Program for Undergraduates

Joel Carstens, university director of financial aid at the University of Pennsylvania, may be new to campus, but he’s no stranger to the Ivy League and the financial-aid challenges of its schools and students.

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Media Contact: | | November 12, 2012

Helping Those Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

As many of our neighbors in New Jersey and New York continue to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the University of Pennsylvania’s faculty, staff and students have undertaken a number of efforts within their respective units to support the victims of this terrible natural disaster.

The Penn community should be aware that several organizations are actively supporting those whose lives have been upended by the storm and are accepting donations from those who want to help:

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 8, 2012

Penn Conference Celebrates Partnerships That Strengthen Neighborhoods

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A two-day international conference titled "The Role of Higher Education-Community-School Partnerships in Creating Democratic Communities Locally, Nationally and Globally” will celebrate the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships’ 20 years of work with its West Philadelphia neighbors.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 8, 2012

Debate at Penn: Have We Lost the Spirit of Compromise in America?

PHILADELPHIA –- Will a hard-fought U.S. election, replete with record spending and ever more divisive rhetoric, really change anything in Washington?

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 7, 2012

Urban Nutrition Initiative at Penn Hosting Eats and Beats Locally Sourced Dinner

PHILADELPHIA – The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a school-based program of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, will host its fourth annual Eats a