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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 May 5, 2010

Maureen Rush Honored by Police Athletic League

PHILADELPHIA — Maureen Rush, vice president for public safety at the University of Pennsylvania, will be honored by the Philadelphia Police Athletic League at its annual awards dinner on Tuesday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m., in the Center City Sheraton at 17th and Race streets.

UPenn President to Advise Obama

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses her role as President Obama’s bioethics-commission chair.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Short Reads

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann is cited as the chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Genome Technology
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

The President’s Franciscan Ethicist

April 30, 2010

President Amy Gutmann and Anita Allen of the Law School are cited for their appointment to President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

Article Source: National Catholic Register

The 2010 TIME 100

April 29, 2010

Edna Foa of the School of Medicine is named one of Time Magazine’s “100 people who most affect our world.”

Article Source: Time
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 28, 2010

Four University of Pennsylvania Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

PHILADELPHIA –- Four University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  They are among 299 new Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members recognized as leaders in sciences, arts and humanities, business and public affairs. 

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 20, 2010

Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer Unveils the UPSTART Company Formation Program

PHILADELPHIA –- Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer introduces UPSTART, a program aimed at developing Penn intellectual property by helping faculty form new companies based on their inventions and technological innovations.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 14, 2010

New Round of Green Fund Projects Includes Storm Water Harvesting, Worm Composting, Energy-Use Reduction

PHILADELPHIA –- Nine sustainability projects ranging from composting office food waste to reusing storm water to monitoring and reducing energy use will begin this spring at the University of Pennsylvania with Green Fund support.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 6, 2010

Penn’s V.P. for Public Safety Appointed to the Board at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

 

PHILADELPHIA— Maureen Rush, vice president for public safety at the University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College.