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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422November 11, 2010

Joseph Turow of Penn’s Annenberg School Selected as a National Communication Distinguished Scholar


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.

Penn: Car-Sharing Times Two

November 8, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania partners with car-sharing service, ZipCar, Inc. to provide more off-campus car access for members of the Penn community.


Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422November 4, 2010

Penn Announces New Zipcar Vehicle-Sharing Contract


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.

Penn Evaded Harvard Losses With `Defensive' Fund, Marks Says

November 4, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania is spotlighted for its successful investment strategies.

Article Source: Bloomberg

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 | | November 2, 2010

Penn Presented With Heisman Trophy at Dedication of Weiss Pavilion

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 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 | | 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.