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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 25, 2011

Penn Ranked Among Most Affordable Private Institutions

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the most affordable private colleges in the United States.

The ranking was issued by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and lists “the private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability.”  Penn was ranked sixth among the nation’s top 100 private universities. 

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 11, 2011

Public Invited as Botswana-UPenn Partnership Members Gather to Reflect on 10 Years

  

WHAT:      

Three sessions of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s 10th anniversary celebration are open to the public: a student-perspective forum, a research update and an anniversary symposium.  All will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

STUDENT FORUM:          

UPenn Receives $13.6 Million for Undergraduate Energy Research Program

October 7, 2011

A gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos to establish the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research is featured.

Article Source: Philanthropy News Digest
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 4, 2011

Penn’s Craig R. Carnaroli to Chair Group Advising Philadelphia School District on Finances and Operations

PHILADELPHIA – Craig R. Carnaroli, executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named chair of the Financial Operations and Systems Working Group, which will advise the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. 

The announcement was made by Mayor Michael Nutter in conjunction with the SRC and Ron Tomalis, the Pennsylvania secretary of education.

Lots of Reasons to Cheer About Philly’s University City

September 29, 2011

Real estate projects such as Penn Park are highlighted.

Article Source: Keystone Edge

Audio: Eric Furda Interview

September 25, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions is interviewed about the college-application process.

Article Source: Clear Channel Radio

Penn Gets Gift From Past Merck CEO, Wife

September 30, 2011

A gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos to create a new undergraduate program in energy research is highlighted.

Video: College Admissions Insight From the Deans at Penn and Michigan

September 25, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses college admissions.

Article Source: Forbes

Penn Park Opens as a Sustainable Gateway Between University and Center Cities

September 20, 2011

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services and Steve Bilsky of Athletics comment on the opening of Penn Park.

Article Source: Flying Kite

Town, Gown and Park

September 20, 2011

The development of Penn Park is featured.

Article Source: Architects Newspaper