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11 Winners Announced of Franklin Institute Awards

October 19, 2009
Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine receives a Franklin Institute Award for co-discovering the chromosome abnormality that causes chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

University Funds Take a Course in Liquidity

October 16, 2009
Kristin Gilbertson of Investments comments on Penn’s endowment performance.
Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

In Nobel Award in Economics, Glimpses of Harmony Among the Social Sciences

October 12, 2009
Former Penn professor Oliver Williamson discusses his Nobel Prize in economics and praises Penn for its interdisciplinary climate.

Hundreds of Jane Austen Fans Coming to Philadelphia

October 8, 2009
President Amy Gutmann discusses Jane Austen’s influence, and the Library is cited for its first-edition copies of her works.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

World Innovation Summit for Education Announces the 6 WISE Awards 2009 Winners

October 7, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is a World Innovation Summit for Education juror.

Nobel Awarded for Advances in Harnessing Light

October 6, 2009
Alum George Smith shares the Nobel Prize in physics.
Article Source: New York Times

Radio: “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”

October 5, 2009
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, "The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual -- And the Modern Home Began."
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Radio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

September 30, 2009
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the unveiling of the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, in University City.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

WISE Award Jury Panel Announced

September 27, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is named an international juror for The World Innovative Summit for Education.
Article Source: The Peninsula (Qatar)

Renowned Guests Celebrate Leonore Annenberg

September 25, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is among the organizers of an event honoring the late Leonore Annenberg.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer