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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

Video: College Searching Tips from an Ivy League Dean

February 13, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions gives advice to students and parents about finding the best choice.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 8, 2013

Big MOOC Coursera Moves Closer to Academic Acceptance

February 7, 2013

Edward Rock of the Law School comments on receiving credits for free online courses.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Penn’s Course a Leader in New Online Move

February 7, 2013

The Penn’s course Calculus: Single Variable, taught by Robert Ghrist of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658February 7, 2013

Penn Open Online Calculus Course to Earn ACE Credit

PHILADELPHIA — A massive open online course, or MOOC, taught by a University of Pennsylvania calculus professor has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.

Penn Gets a $25 Million Gift From Ronald O. Perelman

February 5, 2013

A donation from Ronald O. Perelman will create the Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 6, 2013

For Three Decades, Computer Science’s Susan Davidson Has Led by Example

PHILADELPHIA — After more than 30 years on the job, Susan Davidson has some perspective on her discipline.