Philadelphia & Community

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Violence Has Chester in Critical Condition

June 21, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on a wave of violence in Chester, Pa.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Philadelphia Public School Students Improve PSSA Scores

June 17, 2010

Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on Philadelphia public school test scores.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Video: America Speaks

June 16, 2010

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and the Penn Project for Civic Engagement discusses the America Speaks Philadelphia public forums.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

Study Ranks Philly Medical Schools On How Well They Fulfill Social Mission

June 15, 2010

In the first study of its kind, a group of researchers has evaluated medical schools on how well they meet their social mission, and found that none of the five Philadelphia schools ranked in the top third.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 9, 2010

Penn Hosts “Our Budget, Our Economy,” National, Interactive Discussion in 18 Cities

PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Project on Civic Engagement is co-chairing the local organizing team in Philadelphia, the origination city, for ”Our Budget, Our Economy,” an AmericaSpeaks national town meeting on Saturday, June 26, at 3801 Market St. 

Six Philly Gems Beyond the Liberty Bell

June 3, 2010

The Morris Arboretum is featured as a “Philly gem.”

Article Source: CNN

UPenn Landscape Project Named Pilot for National Ratings System

June 3, 2010

Penn’s planned Shoemaker Green park is praised for its environmentally friendly features.

Article Source: Keystone Edge
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 May 28, 2010

PennMOVES Sale Set for 8 a.m., Saturday, June 5

WHAT:    PennMOVES, now in its third year, is an effort to find a home for items University of Pennsylvania students can’t take with them when they leave campus and to do so in a socially responsible and environmentally friendly way.

Rail Renaming Is a Mistake

May 26, 2010

Vukan Vuchic of the School of Engineering and Applied Science authors an op-ed on SEPTA’s planned revision to train signage.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer