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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 12, 2011

Penn Seen as Most Diverse and Gay-Friendly in Newsweek-Kaplan’s First College Rankings

 

PHILADELPHIA –- In a new set of collegiate rankings, the first by Newsweek-Kaplan, the University of Pennsylvania was named most diverse and gay-friendliest.

Penn was ranked among the top 25 schools nationally on five other Newsweek-Kaplan lists.

American Soccer Robots Dominate at the World RoboCup 2011

July 11, 2011

Penn partners with a team from Virginia Tech to build a “Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence.”

Article Source: POPSCI.com

The 12 Best College Financial Aid Policies

July 11, 2011

Penn’s financial aid policy is listed among the best in the country.

Article Source: Washington Post

Penn Park Is an “Oasis” in West Philadelphia

July 11, 2011

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on the plans for Penn Park.

Article Source: Plan Philly
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151
Media Contact:Bethany Hawkins | hawkins@aaslh.org | 615-320-3203July 7, 2011

Penn’s Exhibit on Artist Wharton Esherick to Receive Honor

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania exhibit "Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern" has won an award of merit from the American Association for State and Local History. Wharton Esherick and his circle of artistic friends shaped the definition of American modernism. 

Top 10 YouTube Videos Posted by Colleges, and What They Mean

July 5, 2011

Two Penn videos are among the top 10.

Penn Executive Vice President Craig R. Carnaroli Talks Development, Taxes and Tech

July 1, 2011

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is interviewed about new developments on campus.

Article Source: Technically Philly

Horticulture Center at the Morris Arboretum

May 1, 2011

Penn’s Green Campus Partnership is featured for helping in the development of the Horticulture Center.

Article Source: GreenSource

Class Notes: Wharton Moving San Francisco Campus

June 29, 2011

The San Francisco campus of the Wharton School moves to a new facility.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 29, 2011

Two Penn Engineers to Attend Annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

PHILADELPHIA -– Two faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science will be participating in the 17th annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in September. The exclusive meeting is held by the National Academy of Engineering and will take place at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.