City Honors Penn as Public and Fire Safety Partner

April 22, 2015

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151April 20, 2015

Penn Senior Katlyn Grasso Works to Empower Girls to Become Leaders

(This is the third in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)

Through strong support and encouragement from her family, Katlyn Grasso always knew she’d become a leader.

Penn Hosts Capital Project Session for Minority-owned Businesses

April 14, 2015

Glenn Bryan of Government and Community Affairs, 

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194 April 6, 2015

Shadrack Frimpong of Penn to Establish Community Clinic and Girls’ School in Ghana

(This is the first in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President's Engagement Prize winners.)  

As a young student growing up in Tarkwa Breman, a rural village in Ghana, Shadrack Frimpong was surrounded by many bright peers, both male and female. But as the years passed, many of the female students stopped coming to school. 

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658April 2, 2015

Penn to Participate in AAU’s Campus Climate on Sexual Misconduct Survey

The University of Pennsylvania is among 28 schools across the United States that will survey its students about sexual misconduct as part of a project sponsored by the Association of American Universities.

Video: The Value of a College Education

March 31, 2015

President Amy Gutmann talks about the importance of a college education.

Article Source: Fox Business
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151March 31, 2015

Penn Students Express Themselves Through Spoken Word

When members of the spoken word troupe The Excelano Project perform, their fans in the University of Pennsylvania community are spellbound by what they have to say. 

We Need to Unlock the Brain’s Secrets – Ethically

March 26, 2015

President Amy Gutmann, Presidential Bioethics Commission chair, writes about three key areas of ethical concern in neuroscience research and application.

Article Source: Scientific American

Five Penn Students Win $150,000 Each for Community Service Projects

March 26, 2015

Five seniors, Jodi FeinbergMatthew LisleShadrack Frimpong

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658March 25, 2015

President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind.