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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 2, 2010

In Penn Reading Project, Freshmen to Wade Into Year of Water With Examination of Toilet Taboos

 

WHAT:            The 2010-11 Penn Reading Project at the University of Pennsylvania will examine the book “The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters” by Penn alumna Rose George.

 

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Media Contact:Lori N. Doyle | ldoyle@upenn.edu | 215-898-8724 September 2, 2010

Dr. J. Larry Jameson to Lead Penn Medicine

PHILADELPHIA -- J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the next executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and dean of Penn’s School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2011.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Yale Labs Seeded by Stimulus Act Threatened by Program’s Demise

August 31, 2010

Steven Fluharty, senior vice provost for research, discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

150,000 Students Won’t Find a Place at University Despite A* Grades

August 19, 2010

Incoming freshman Dominic Waltz is profiled.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 26, 2010

Penn Law School and Hong Kong University Law School Announce Degree Exchange Program

PHILADELPHIA --  The University of Pennsylvania Law School and The Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong have established a Master of Laws degree student exchange program.

Making a Dorm Room One's Own

August 27, 2010

Student Nick Rapport of the School of Arts and Sciences and Patricia Williams, house dean at W.E.B. Du Bois College House, discuss dorm-room décor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Gift From Trustee Endows Another Wharton Scholar

August 27, 2010

Trustee Robert Levy and Diane Levy donate $5 million for a Penn Integrates Knowledge professorship.

Harvard Business School Drives Yale and MIT’s Edifice Complex

August 25, 2010

Penn’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall is cited as an important architectural reference.

Article Source: Bloomberg News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 25, 2010

University of Pennsylvania-Led Study Identifies New Genetic Risk Factor for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

PHILADELPHIA –- An international study led by biologists and neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania has identified a new genetic risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Managing Millennial Workers

August 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses the changing career trends of the “millennial generation.”

Article Source: Inc. Magazine