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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-796-4829August 23, 2012

Penn Medicine's Aaron Beck Receives International Award for Contributions to Medicine

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron T. Beck, MD, emeritus professor, Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center, has been awarded the Prince Mahidol Award for "exemplary contributions in the field of medicine."  The award is bestowed by the Thai Royal Family for outstanding achievements in medicine and public health worldwide. Thai Ambassador to the United States, H.E.

Penn Neurologist Honored for Sharing Expertise With Developing Nations

August 22, 2012

Donald Silberberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is profiled for being honored with the Vicente Rocafuerte medal.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 15, 2012

Penn Hosts Symposium on Violence Against Women

PHILADELPHIA –- A Symposium on Violence Against Women will be held  Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the event will be in the South American Room at International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 

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Media Contact:Kelly Stratton | skell@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475August 14, 2012

Penn Symposium to Honor Ralph L. Brinster, VMD, PhD, Slated for Aug. 24 & 25

On Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, some of the brightest minds will convene on Penn Vet’s campus to honor Ralph L. Brinster, VMD, PhD, Richard King Mellon Professor of Reproductive Physiology at Penn Vet.

Favorite Professors: Wharton’s Adam Grant

August 13, 2012

Adam Grant of the Wharton School is profiled.

Article Source: Business Week
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Media Contact:Hoag Levins | HoagL@wharton.upenn.edu | (215) 746-8601 August 2, 2012
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | kim.menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-662-6183
Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elermer@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 1, 2012

Penn Physician and Chemist Win Presidential Early Career Awards

PHILADELPHIA — Two University of Pennsylvania professors have been named winners of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 31, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play ‘Doubt’ Is Text for Class of 2016’s Penn Reading Project

PHILADELPHIA -- John Patrick Shanley's play Doubt has been selected as the text for the University of Pennsylvania’s 2012-13 Penn Reading Project.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 26, 2012

Penn’s Charles Kane Named Simons Investigator and Awarded $500,000 Grant

PHILADELPHIA — Charles Kane of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a five-year,  $500,000 grant from the Simons Foundation, as part of its inaugural class of Simons Investigators.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194July 26, 2012

Penn-led Study of African Hunter-Gatherers Elucidates Human Variation, Evolution and Interbreeding

PHILADELPHIA — Human diversity in Africa is greater than any place else on Earth. Differing food sources, geographies, diseases and climates offered many targets for natural selection to exert powerful forces on Africans to change and adapt to their local environments. The individuals who adapted best were the most likely to reproduce and pass on their genomes to the generations who followed.