Philadelphia & Community

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Residents Turn in a Small Arsenal

December 5, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania helps organize a gun-amnesty drive in South Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Every Neighborhood Needs a Park

December 6, 2010

Harris Steinberg of the School of Design shares his insight into PennPraxis involvement with Philadelphia’s “Green2015” plan.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: Neuroscience Fair at Penn

December 1, 2010

Local elementary students judge a science fair hosted by Penn Medicine.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386November 22, 2010

Penn IUR Report on Vacant Land Management Released

PHILADELPHIA- The 40,000 vacant parcels in Philadelphia cause $3.6 billion in reduced property values, cost more than $20 million per year in city maintenance and nets the city  $70 million less in property taxes, according to a report on the vacant land management system in Philadelphia released this month by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia.

Leadership and Fundraising at Fisk University

November 15, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education blogs about raising money and increasing leadership at a historically black university.

Save Our Schools: Black Men at Penn Reach Out to South Philly High

November 17, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for his efforts in high school mentorship.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Weekly
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 16, 2010

Penn Recognized for Supporting Work/Life Balance

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received the 2010 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.

Penn: Car-Sharing Times Two

November 8, 2010

The University of Pennsylvania partners with car-sharing service, ZipCar, Inc. to provide more off-campus car access for members of the Penn community.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

South Street Bridge, Absent for 2 Years, Reopens

November 7, 2010

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum comments on the re-opening of the South Street Bridge.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philly’s Mural Arts Program “Love Letter Tour” Helps Couple Get Engaged

November 3, 2010

Campus singing groups the Penn Singers Light Opera Company and Penn Glee Club participate in a surprise wedding proposal.

Article Source: CultureMob.com