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University of Pennsylvania to Give Grants for Green Ideas

October 8, 2009
Penn creates a fund to encourage sustainability ideas.

DRPA Debates Riverfront Trolley Line

October 6, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis discusses Philadelphia’s waterfront transit system.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Master Plan for the River

October 1, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis authors an op-ed the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 30, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Awards 288 Projects, $155 Million to University of Pennsylvania Research


PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has received more than $155 million in research funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, awards that fund 288 studies in gene therapy, robotics, public education, neurological disorders, tobacco’s effect on health and more.

Four Educators Receive 2009 Carnegie Corporation Leadership Awards

September 22, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is among higher-education leaders accepting an Academic Leadership Award.
Article Source: Philanthropy News Digest

Climate Action for Some

September 17, 2009
President Amy Gutmann and Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services discuss Penn’s Climate Action Plan.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed 

Penn Puts Out Green Plan

September 16, 2009
President Amy Gutmann comments on Penn’s initiatives for sustainability.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lawsuits Accuse Police of Staging Raids

September 14, 2009
David Rudovsky of the Law School discusses a case involving Philadelphia police officers.
Article Source: Associated Press

University City Science Center’s Impact $9B, Study Says

September 14, 2009
Penn is cited as a shareholder in the Science Center’s technology park.

Widener, China Joining to Create Cultural Center

September 10, 2009
Jacques DeLisle of the Law School comments on Wideners University’s collaboration with Beijing University of Technology.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer