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Penn Still Reigns in Tech Transfer

December 9, 2011

Michael Cleare of the Center for Technology Transfer comments on Penn’s significant research contributions.

Pew Charitable Trusts Gives $2M to Penn

December 7, 2011

Penn is highlighted for receiving a grant from Pew Charitable Trusts to support presidential term professorships.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 6, 2011

Penn Receives Grant From Pew Charitable Trusts to Support Presidential Term Professorships

PHILADELPHIA – The Pew Charitable Trusts have given $2 million to support Presidential Term Professorships at the University of Pennsylvania.  The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

Academics of Real Estate

November 30, 2011

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s real estate initiatives to engage with the community while addressing crime and poverty issues.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The Early Line on Early Applications for the Class of 2016

November 16, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the early admission process.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Domino Display Draws Attention to Penn Museum

November 7, 2011

A Penn Museum domino display shines a spotlight on the University’s Year of Games.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 3, 2011

Penn Again Tops Higher Education Division of EPA’s Green-Power Partners List

PHILADELPHIA –- With a green power usage of 200,194,600 kWh annually, the University of Pennsylvania has retained its top spot among institutions of higher learning on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of green-power purchasers. 

The EPA’s Green Power Partnership has tracked and recognized the highest green-power purchases in the nation since 2006, and Penn has led its peers for the past five years.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 3, 2011

Founder of Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Honored with Penn Creative Spirit Award

PHILADELPHIA – When former University of Pennsylvania professor Catherine “Kaki” Marshall saw the efforts major Canadian cities make each year to put on quality theater festivals for children, she decided that needed to happen here.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045October 25, 2011

'Climate Crises in Human History' Set for Saturday, Nov. 19, at Penn Museum

As scientists and other scholars study rapid climate changes and climate crises affecting different parts of the world today, relatively little discussion is being focused on climate crises faced by humans in the past. The ancient Maya, the Saharan ancestors of the ancient Egyptians, ancient Romans and medieval Europeans are among many cultures who have faced dramatic climate change, adapting or not adapting to changing conditions throughout the millennia.

Bednarik Statue to Be Unveiled at Franklin Field

October 27, 2011

A statue of Chuck Bednarik will be unveiled at Franklin Field on Nov.19, before Penn’s game against Cornell.

Article Source: Philly.com