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UPenn Funds Seven Sustainable Projects

December 2, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania is featured for plans detailing the new “green” projects on campus.

Article Source: Flying Kite
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 2, 2010

New Round of Projects Selected for Penn Green Fund Grants

PHILADELPHIA -- Seven new sustainability projects, including installation of electric vehicle charging stations and a marketing upgrade for the Green Acorn business certification program, will receive support from the University of Pennsylvania’s Green Fund.

Troops Headed to Iraq Get Lesson in Ancient Artifacts

November 26, 2010

C. Brian Rose of Penn Museum gives U.S. troops a lesson on ancient artifacts and cultural sensitivity.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386November 22, 2010

Penn IUR Report on Vacant Land Management Released

PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city  $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 16, 2010

Penn Recognized for Supporting Work/Life Balance

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.

Some Early Returns on Early Admission

November 12, 2010

Penn is cited for a substantial increase in early-decision applications.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 11, 2010

Joseph Turow of Penn’s Annenberg School Selected as a National Communication Distinguished Scholar

 

PHILADELPHIA –- Joseph Turow, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, has been named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Communication Association.

Created in 1991, the Distinguished Scholar award recognizes a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Turow, whose research focuses on media systems, privacy, targeted marketing and media and social segmentation, will receive his award during the NCA annual convention, Nov. 14-17, in San Francisco.

Penn: Car-Sharing Times Two

November 8, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania partners with car-sharing service, ZipCar, Inc. to provide more off-campus car access for members of the Penn community.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 4, 2010

Penn Announces New Zipcar Vehicle-Sharing Contract

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has joined with Zipcar Inc. to offer students, staff and faculty another convenient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly transportation option.

Penn Evaded Harvard Losses With `Defensive' Fund, Marks Says

November 4, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania is spotlighted for its successful investment strategies.

Article Source: Bloomberg