Penn is cited for a substantial increase in early-decision applications.
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.
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.
The University of Pennsylvania is spotlighted for its successful investment strategies.
Paul Meyers of the Morris Arboretum leads a tour of the Out on a Limb exhibit and the fall foliage.
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.
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.