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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 February 26, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site

The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 26, 2015

Penn Announces 2015-16 Financial-aid Budget, Tuition

The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has authorized a $206 million financial-aid budget for 2015-16 — the largest in the University’s history — while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 23, 2015

Sharing Personal Stories of Penn’s Morris Arboretum

The history of the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum has been chronicled in written stories over the years, but now an audio history series offers an insider’s view from people with strong ties to the organization from the early days to the present.

University of Pennsylvania Announces Commencement Speaker

February 17, 2015

The 2015 commencement speaker, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, is announced.


Article Source: NBC News (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 February 17, 2015

Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School

Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 17, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to Speak at Penn’s 259th Commencement

Samantha Power, the United States permanent representative to the United Nations, a member of President Obama’s cabinet and a Pulitzer-prize winning author, will deliver the address at the 2015 University of Pennsylvania Commencement on Monday, May 18, Vice President and University Secreta

Penn Develops Program for District’s Student-athletes

February 1, 2015

President Amy GutmannChuck Leitner and Mike Murphy of Penn Athletics

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

CIO Hall of Famer Tom Murphy’s First 100 Days as the University of Pennsylvania’s CIO

February 2, 2015

Vice President Tom Murphy of Information Technology is featured for his first 100 days at Penn.

Article Source: Forbes.com
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 28, 2015

Gospel Choir Fuels Hopefulness and Happiness at Penn

For members of the New Spirit of Penn Gospel Choir, singing and producing shows together is a joyful and meaningful part of their educational experience at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Obama Man Turning Around Chicago’s South Side Isn’t Rahm Emanuel

January 26, 2015

Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.


Article Source: NextCity.org