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What Should High School Juniors Do to Prepare for College?

May 11, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions advises prospective students to take courses that will prepare them for the college curriculum.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Penn Medical School Gets Record $225 Million Gift

May 11, 2011

The gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman is the largest in Penn’s history.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 12, 2011

Penn Researchers Identify the Roots of Memory Impairment Resulting From Sleep Deprivation

PHILADELPHIA — From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments.  Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory. 

Penn Medical School Gets Record $225 Million Gift

May 12, 2011

The gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman is the largest in Penn’s history.

Article Source: Associated Press

With Latest Gift to Penn, Perelmans Focus on Providing Health Care

May 12, 2011

 The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.

 
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Fox Chase Study Finds More Evidence that Aspirin Could Fight Cancer

May 11, 2011

Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine comments on new evidence linking the use of aspirin to fighting cancer.

Article Source: Philadelphia

Penn Gets $225 Million for Its School of Medicine

May 10, 2011

The School of Medicine receives a $225 million donation from Raymond and Ruth Perelman.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721May 11, 2011

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine

LARGEST SINGLE NAMING GIFT TO A SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN U.S. HISTORY

Budding Connoisseurs Seek New Food Option on College Campuses, Want Gourmet Over Grub

May 9, 2011

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services comments on campus dining services.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony