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Co-Ed Rooms to Be Available for Penn Freshmen

June 23, 2011

Penn offers gender-neutral housing for freshmen starting in the fall of 2012.

Article Source: NBC Philadelphia
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Media Contact:Shirley Ross | sross2@isc.upenn.edu | 215-898-0091
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 23, 2011

Penn’s Information Systems & Computing Ranked No. 6 in 2011 List of Best IT Places to Work

PHILADELPHIA – IDG's Computerworld announces the University of Pennsylvania’s Information Systems & Computing organization as a 2011 Best Places to Work in IT honoree, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.  Honorees will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 18th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

5 Universities Make the ‘Computerworld’ List of Best Places to Work

June 20, 2011

Penn is listed as one of the best places to work.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 22, 2011

Penn’s Douglas Jerolmack First Recipient of Luna B Leopold Young Scientist Award

PHILADELPHIA -- Douglas Jerolmack, a professor of earth and environmental science at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the American Geophysical Union’s first Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award.  Established in 2009 by AGU’s Earth and Planetary Surface Processes focus group, the award honors geomorphologist and hydrologist Luna B. Leopold.  

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Media Contact:Steve Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-573-5181June 22, 2011

Penn Law Professors Honored for Supreme Court Case Work

 

            PHILADELPHIA -- Professor Stephanos Bibas and lecturers Yolanda Vazquez and Stephen Kinnaird of the University of Pennsylvania Law School along with their legal team have been awarded the 2011 Jack Wasserman Memorial Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Media Contact:Jennifer Oxenford | jmacdoug@isc.upenn.edu | 267-496-9664 June 20, 2011

Penn/MAGPI to Provide Advanced Networking, Applications, Demonstrations at Conference

PHILADELPHIA – MAGPI, the University of Pennsylvania's Internet2 hub, is bringing advanced networking connectivity to the 2011 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 26-29.

Redesign of Tuition Benefits Administration at Penn Improves Program Oversight and Ease of Use

June 16, 2011

Chris Blickley and Meg Lewis of the Division of Human Resources share their views on the changes made to the University’s tuition benefits program.

Article Source: CUPA-HR
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 16, 2011

Ten-Year Extension of Penn Alexander School Pact Continues Penn’s Support of Public Schools

PHILADELPHIA -– With the School Reform Commission’s approval, the partnership agreement that supports the successful and innovative pre-K-8 Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander University of Pennsylvania Partnership School in West Philadelphia has been extended for an additional 10 years, through June 30, 2021.

The University of Pennsylvania Music Building/Ann Beha Architects

June 7, 2011

The renovations to the Music Building are spotlighted.

$13M for S. Phila. DuPont Site ‘a steal’, says Penn boss

June 9, 2011

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on the University’s acquisition of DuPont Co.’s 23-acre Marshall Labs.

Article Source: Philly.com