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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 20, 2009

University of Pennsylvania's Field Center Celebrates Five Years of Making a Difference

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research celebrates its fifth anniversary with a reception on Thursday, April 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Please Touch Museum, 4231 Ave. of the Republic in Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 20, 2009

Penn School of Design Professor Terry Adkins Wins Rome Prize in Visual Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- Terry Adkins, a University of Pennsylvania School of Design professor, has been awarded the Rome Prize in visual arts.

Adkins, an artist and musician, is among 25 awardees who will spend a year studying the arts or humanities at the American Academy in Rome.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 16, 2009
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 15, 2009

Six Penn Professors Honored as AERA Fellows for Outstanding Accomplishments in Education Research

PHILADELPHIA — Six professors from the University of Pennsylvania have been honored as American Educational Research Association Fellows, recognizing their exceptional scholarly contributions to education research.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 14, 2009

Penn's Models of Excellence Staff-Recognition Program Turns 10 Years Old

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Models of Excellence program, the primary vehicle for recognizing and honoring contributions that staff members make to Penn, is marking its 10th anniversary.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 30, 2009

Penn GSE Professor Named Fellow of the International Youth Library in Munich

PHILADELPHIA — Lawrence Sipe, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named a Fellow of Munich’s International Youth Library, a collection of more than 600,000 children’s books. The fellowship began on March 1 and will end May 31. Sipe is an authority in early-childhood literacy development.

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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joyme@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 27, 2009

Penn Nursing Dean Inducted Into Girl Scouts "Take the Lead" Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA — Afaf Meleis, the dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, was inducted into the “Take the Lead” Hall of Fame by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania earlier this week at an awards ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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Media Contact: | | February 26, 2009

President Amy Gutmann issues a statement on Penn and the economy

Dear Members of our University Community:

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658February 19, 2009

Denis F. Kinane Named Dean of Penn Dental School

 

PHILADELPHIA – Denis F. Kinane has been named dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Interim Provost Vincent Price.

 

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