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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 19, 2013

Penn’s Chaplain Chaz Howard: The Healing Gift of Poetry

Through Chaz Howard’s career as a spiritual advisor, he has shared the joys of the human experience as well as some of the most painful times in people’s lives.

How Successful Are Colleges at Graduating Students with Subsidized Stafford Loans?

August 9, 2013

Information about how colleges and universities are serving their entire student populations is in demand, judging from the requests U.S.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Training Dogs to Help Sniff Out Cancer

August 9, 2013

Cindy Otto of Penn’s Working Dog Center explains how the Center is partnering with researchers to train do

Article Source: USA Today

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.)