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Media Contact: | | October 20, 2008

President Amy Gutmann issues a statement on Penn and the economy


Dear Members of Our University Community:

Over the last few weeks the world has seen the American capital and credit markets experience their worst turmoil in three generations. It is no wonder that the state of the economy is on everyone’s mind, even as we go about our day-to-day work of studying, teaching, conducting research, volunteering in our communities and supporting the mission of this great university.

Dear Members of Our University Community:

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 25, 2008
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 267-934-9573August 18, 2008
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422August 4, 2008

Penn President Amy Gutmann Named to ServiceNation Summit Leadership Council

PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, has agreed to serve on the ServiceNation Summit Leadership Council, joining a group of influential individuals from diverse sectors of American life, including media, business, government, education, entertainment and philanthropy who endorse a comprehensive new proposal for enhancing service opportunities across the country.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 22, 2008

Penn's Information Systems and Computing Division Named ‘Best Place to Work' in Mid-Atlantic, No. 6 in U.S.

PHILADELPHIA – In its annual “100 Best Places to Work in IT” survey, Computerworld Magazine has named the University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Information Systems and Computing the No. 1 employer for information-technology professionals in the Mid-Atlantic Region for the fourth consecutive year.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 12, 2008

Michael Bloomberg to Speak at Penn Commencement; Honorees Include Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust

Note for news media: Reporters and photographers covering the Commencement ceremony on May 19 at Franklin Field should pick up media badges at the Athletic Ticket Office at the main entrance.

PHILADELPHIA –- Michael R. Bloomberg, mayor of New York and founder of Bloomberg L.P., will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 252nd Commencement on Monday, May 19, at Franklin Field, 33rd and South streets. The procession of graduates begins at 9 a.m.

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New Study on "Reading First"

Expert:
Dr. Vivian Gadsden
Professor, Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:
• Expert on literacy and at-risk youth, fathers and families, intergenerational communication and learning and parental engagement