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VIDEO: Getting a Birds-Eye View of the Fall Colors

October 29, 2010

Paul Meyers of the Morris Arboretum leads a tour of the Out on a Limb exhibit and the fall foliage.

Article Source: WHYY (Philadelphia)

Blog: Penn Buys Old DuPont Lab

October 29, 2010

Penn acquires DuPont’s Marshall Research Laboratories site for $12.4 million.

 

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Media Contact:Mike Mahoney | mahoneyw@upenn.edu | November 2, 2010

Penn Presented With Heisman Trophy at Dedication of Weiss Pavilion

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 1, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama at Penn for Get Out the Vote Rally

PHILADELPHIA – First lady Michelle Obama visited the Penn campus for a “get out the vote” event on Nov. 1, the day before the midterm elections.

An enthusiastic crowd packed Wynn Commons to hear Obama.

“It is really because of you that so much has been accomplished in such a short period of time,“ she said.

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Media Contact:Thane Schweyer | | 484-872-8298October 28, 2010

Penn Captures USTA Campus Championship--Middle States Title

     BETHLEHEM, Pa. -– The University of Pennsylvania defeated Penn State University “B” at Lehigh University to capture the United States Tennis Association Campus Championship–Middle States, earning an automatic bid to the USTA National Campus Championship in Cary, N.C., April 7-9, 2011.

      Pennsylvania, Penn State and third place finisher Villanova will join the champions and runners-up from each of the 17 USTA Sections, as well as a number of additional teams who will receive at-large bids.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 October 28, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Trustees Approve Design of Shoemaker Green

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees today approved the design for Shoemaker Green, an $8 million green-space project off 33rd Street between Franklin Field and the Palestra that will connect the central campus to the University’s new Penn Park.

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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471October 28, 2010

Wharton School Announces $15 Million Gift From Patty and Jay H. Baker to Establish Retailing Center


Philadelphia, PA—The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a $15 million gift from Patty and Jay H. Baker to permanently endow the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center. Jay Baker, W’56, is a member of the Wharton Board of Overseers and retired president and director of Kohl’s Corporation, the Milwaukee-based department store chain.

Best Values in Private Colleges 2010-11

December 1, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania ranks seventh in “Best Values in Private Colleges.”

Article Source: Kiplinger.com

UPenn's MAGPI Hosts Long-Distance Learning Platforms for First Annual Content Provider Carnival

October 26, 2010

The campus educational and research Internet 2 network MAGPI is highlighted.

Article Source: Flying Kite
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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 October 28, 2010

Penn’s Amy Gutmann, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, the first lady, today honored Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.   Six other noted women were also recognized.