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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 24, 2010

Sayre Health Center in West Philadelphia to Be Named In Honor of Late Penn Physician Bernett L. Johnson Jr.

 

PHILADELPHIA –- Sayre Health Center is a full-service, primary care health facility at the rear of Sayre High School, 59th and Walnut streets, that has been serving the needs of residents of West Philadelphia since the fall of 2007. On Tuesday, March 30, the health center will become the Dr. Bernett L. Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center in ceremonies designed to honor the vision and legacy of the man behind its founding.

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Penn Announces New Family-Friendly Options for Faculty, Staff and Students

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has expanded child-care options and inaugurated a new backup-care initiative.

To increase access to child care for Penn employees and community members, the University is partnering with two West Philadelphia child-care providers, the Parent Infant Center and The Caring Center, both are accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Job Market Worsens for Recent College Graduates

December 14, 2009
Patricia Rose of Career Services says the recession has hit college graduates “across the board.”
Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Open Access Encyclopedias

December 14, 2009
Shawn Martin of the Library discusses the archiving of academic texts.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 7, 2009

Penn Awards Green Fund Grants to Diverse Set of Projects

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has approved the funding of 10 Green Fund projects from an inaugural round of grant proposals.

Juggle Announcement: College Admissions Webcast

November 30, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions will answer admissions questions on a Webcast.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Want to Get Into Princeton?

November 24, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions’ Q&A is previewed.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

New Site Tracks How Stimulus Dollars Flow to Science

November 17, 2009
Bill Andresen of Government and Community Affairs says the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act grant program is a landmark in educational funding.
Article Source: Wired

New R’s of Education

November 17, 2009
Bill Andresen of Government and Community Affairs comments on a new Web site designed to track federal-stimulus education grants.
Article Source: The Hill

Ground Breaking to Begin on Penn Project

November 6, 2009
President Amy Gutmann and Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services discuss Penn Park.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer