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Budding Connoisseurs Seek New Food Option on College Campuses, Want Gourmet Over Grub

May 9, 2011

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services comments on campus dining services.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement

 

 

WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony

 

Colleges Court Gay Students With E-Mail and Dance Parties

May 1, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions and others comments on Penn’s outreach to LGBT accepted applicants.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658April 29, 2011

NIH Director Francis Collins to Join Penn Celebration Dedicating Translational Research Center

PHILADELPHIA – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will join Penn scientists and physicians in celebrating the opening of the new Translational Research Center (TRC) Tuesday. The TRC is the first medical research building on the Penn campus - and one of the first anywhere - to be physically integrated into facilities for patient care, namely the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Roberts Proton Therapy Center. Dr.

Pew Charitable Trusts Give Grants to 7 Philadelphia Groups

April 29, 2011

Penn Museum receives a grant to reorganize the use of its African collection.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

What Should I Look for on a College Visit?

April 27, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions offers advice about campus-visit itineraries.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 28, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Receives $15 Million Gift to Enhance Student Life and Learning

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $15 million gift from an anonymous donor to renovate the historic Arts, Research and Culture House, to create a center for campus life that builds on the cultural diversity of Penn students and offers a rich intellectual and social experience for the entire University community.

Philly’s Science History: More Than the Kite and the Key

April 26, 2011

The University of Pennsylvania is cited as an institution that has “acted as a magnet for innovators.”

Article Source: WHYY “Newsworks”
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcwilliams@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 22, 2011

Penn Recognized in 2011 Green Colleges Guide

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada in the “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition."

A Strike and a Wild Pitch

April 21, 2011

Philliebot, created by the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is highlighted for throwing the ceremonial first pitch at the Phillies game.

Article Source: Philly.com