Faculty & Staff

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Managing Millennial Workers

August 24, 2010

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

Article Source: Inc. Magazine
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 24, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Pens Children’s Book on Environmental Impact

PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, shows the next generation of young readers how to take steps toward becoming more environmentally friendly with her first children’s book,  “Sandy’s Incredible Shrinking Footprint.”

The College Admissions Crash

August 24, 2010

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says the education system can be particularly difficult for students whose first language isn’t English.

Article Source: Daily Beast

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

August 18, 2010

Penn’s Career Services Center is lauded for its continuing alumni support.

Article Source: Forbes

University of Pennsylvania Opens Grand New Fitness Facility

August 16, 2010

Amy Wagner of Athletics discusses the University’s new George A. Weiss Pavilion.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 5, 2010

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Professor Appointed Editor of Nonprofit Sector Academic Journal

PHILADELPHIA — Femida Handy, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, the peer-reviewed academic journal of non-profit and philanthropic studies, by the Association for Research on NonProfit Organizations and Voluntary Action, ARNOVA.

Interviews Are Regaining a Foothold in College Admissions Process

August 2, 2010

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions discusses college admission interviews.

Article Source: Washington Post

Who Is Marybeth Gasman?

July 21, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for her study of historically black colleges and universities.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | July 26, 2010

Making History Campaign Co-Chair Makes $5 Million Gift to Endow University PIK Professorship

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania Trustee Robert M. Levy and Diane v.S. Levy have made a $5 million gift designated for faculty support.  The gift will be used to endow a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professorship, which will be named the Diane v.S. and Robert M. Levy University Professorship.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann.

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Media Contact: Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2010