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Penn Cancer Center Looks to Expanded Gene Testing

August 9, 2013

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Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Michael Mahoney | mahoneyw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-9232August 6, 2013

Millar Picked as Penn Lightweights Captain; Shepherd Named Commodore

Rising junior Adam Millar was selected by his teammates to serve as team captain of the University of Pennsylvania lightweights in 2013-14 as announced by head coach Nick Baker on Monday. Rising senior Sam Shepherd was chosen as commodore.

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Media Contact:Kate FitzGerald | kfitz@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-898-8999July 22, 2013

The University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School Announce Additional Gift from Barry R. Lipman to Expand the Lipman Family Prize

The University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School are pleased to announce an additional gift of $1.5 million from Barry R. Lipman to expand the scope and impact of the Barry and Marie Lipman Family Prize.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411July 31, 2013

Penn President, Other University Leaders Call for Close of Innovation Deficit

Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, joined other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.” 

KIPP Builds College Pipeline Through Written Agreements

July 25, 2013

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on his experience meeting KIPP students.

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151July 26, 2013

Penn Senior Julio German Arias Crosses Continents to Bridge Cultures

Julio German Arias’ first three years at the University of Pennsylvania have been filled with enriching, life changing experiences, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 17, 2013

Penn’s Thomas 'Put a Face' in Front of Legislators Deciding Federal Financial Aid

(This is the first in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services.)

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Media Contact:Leo Charney | charney@upenn.edu | 215-898-7227July 3, 2013

Penn’s Vincent Price Named to Participate in National Presidential Innovation Lab

Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Presidential Innovation Lab, an effort by the American Council on Education to examine possible models, inspired by changes from new educational technologies such as massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

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Media Contact:Michael Mahoney | mahoneyw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-9232July 2, 2013

Vote Now: Penn's Toast Toss Is Competing in Traditions Tournament

One of the most unique traditions in sports, the toast toss at the University of Pennsylvania was one of 32 selected for the College Football Traditions Tournament.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 1, 2013

Penn Museum Student Intern Solidifies Connections to Her Native American Heritage

An internship this summer at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is allowing rising junior Caroline Kee to indulge two of her passions: research and Native American culture.