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Graduation Day at the University of Denzelvania

May 17, 2011

Denzel Washington addresses the 255th graduating class.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Yale Leads Rebound in Donations as $100 Million Gifts Multiply

May 17, 2011

Vice President John Zeller of Development comments on the University’s fundraising pace.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Ruth and Ray Perelman Give $225 Million to University of Pennsylvania to Support Medical School

May 15, 2011

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

Article Source: Palm Beach Daily News

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