Institutional

Elite Group: Audio Outtakes of the U.S. Investment Management Roundtable Discussion

July 23, 2010

Kristin Gilbertson of Investments is cited for the University’s successful endowment.

Article Source: Institutional Investor
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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | July 20, 2010

Professors Robert Hornik, Joseph Turow Named ICA Fellows

Robert Hornik, Ph.D., the Wilbur Schramm Professor of Communication and Director of the Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research; and Joseph Turow, Ph.D., the Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication, became Fellows of the International Communication Association (ICA). Their election as ICA Fellows took place during the IC
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Penn Is Among Top Medium-Sized Universities Contributing Graduates to Teach For America

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania ranks fourth in medium-sized colleges and universities in the number of 2010 graduates who are joining Teach For America. 

The 43 recent Penn graduates are committing the next two years to teach in underserved urban and rural public schools and will begin teaching in schools across the country in the fall. 

Teach for America recruited the students from all academic majors and backgrounds who demonstrated outstanding achievement, perseverance and leadership. 

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 July 19, 2010

Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students

PHILADELPHIA -- The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, can now expand its mission, thanks to a $900,000 federal grant.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | July 19, 2010

Seven in School of Veterinary Medicine Honored With Teaching Awards

Seven faculty members in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are recipients of 2010 teaching awards.   

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | 215-898-4045 | pkosty@upenn.eduJuly 16, 2010

East Coast Exclusive from China: "Secrets of the Silk Road"

With graceful eyelashes, long flaxen hair and serene expression, the "Beauty of Xiaohe" seems to have just softly fallen to sleep-yet she last closed her eyes nearly 4,000 years ago.  She was found, and excavated, in 2003, one of hundreds of spectacularly preserved mummies buried in the harsh desert sands of the vast Tarim Basin, in the Far Western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 July 15, 2010
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 July 15, 2010

Penn Law School Announces Four Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Four teachers in the University of Pennsylvania Law School have received 2010 teaching awards.

Matthew Adler, the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, has been honored with the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course.  He has been honored twice with the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he has also received the University’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Media Contact:Mike Mahoney | mahoneyw@upenn.edu | July 15, 2010

Penn’s Scotty Williams Named Golfer of the Year; Nine Other Penn Students Also Named to All-Area Teams

PHILADELPHIA -- Scotty Williams, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named Golfer of the Year in the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Stars annual selection. 

In addition, nine other Penn student-athletes were named to All-Area teams.  They were selected by a vote of the members of the Philadelphia Area Sports Information Directors Association.

Williams was joined on the All-Area Men’s Golf team by fellow Penn student Chance Pipitone.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | 215-898-6460 | jposey@upenn.edu July 13, 2010

Two Penn Graduate Students Attend Annual Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania graduate students Danielle Reifsnyder and Renuka Nayak are among 75 U.S. student researchers selected to attend the 60th Annual Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Germany.