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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 7, 2011

Penn Offering Postdoctoral Fellowships to Promote Academic Diversity

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for its Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Toll Brothers Chairman and Wife Give $2.5M to Penn Law School

June 6, 2011

Robert and Jane Toll give an additional $2.5 million for the Law School’s public interest programs.

Penn, Chinese Working on Brain Mapping

May 27, 2011

Penn is cited for signing a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to assist with a brain-mapping center.

Class of 2011 Commencement Speakers

May 29, 2011

Denzel Washington’s Commencement address is highlighted.

Article Source: CBS News

M.B.A. Programs Tackle Global Challenge

June 2, 2011

The Wharton School is cited for its curriculum changes.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Commencement 2011: What 10 Eminent Speakers Told Graduates

May 31, 2011

Denzel Washington’s Commencement address is highlighted.

Article Source: Christian Science Monitor

Video: Class of 2011: Notable Commencements

May 27, 2011

Penn's 2011 Commencement speech by Denzel Washington is highlighted.

Article Source: ABC News

Video: UPenn: Denzel Washington Commencement Address

May 30, 2011

The 2011 Commencement address by Denzel Washington is featured.

Article Source: C-SPAN
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 27, 2011

Penn Researchers Help Nanoscale Engineers Choose Self-Assembling Proteins

PHILADELPHIA — Engineering structures on the smallest possible scales — using molecules and individual atoms as building blocks — is both physically and conceptually challenging. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has now developed a method of computationally selecting the best of these blocks, drawing inspiration from the similar behavior of proteins in making biological structures.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 27, 2011

Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.