Philadelphia & Community


Ardmore Students Challenge Court Ruling on Lower Merion Redistricting

July 23, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses a local school-redistricting case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Witness Silenced - by the D.A.

July 21, 2010

David Rudovsky of the Law School authors an op-ed on witness intimidation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Secrets of Its Past May Help Pay for Historic Delaware County Building's Future

July 17, 2010

David Barnes of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the investigation of paranormal activity at the historic Lazaretto quarantine station.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | | 215-898-1422 July 19, 2010

Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students

PHILADELPHIA -- The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative, a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, can now expand its mission, thanks to a $900,000 federal grant.

Companies Get Fat Off the Fat of Children

July 19, 2010

The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative is cited for its health-initiative outreach.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jury Duty

July 18, 2010

President Amy Gutmann is “spotted doing her civic duty at the Criminal Justice Center.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Editorial: Another Plus for DHS

July 14, 2010

Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is praised for her child advocacy in light of her appointment as child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Morris Arboretum is Growing

July 2, 2010

The Morris Arboretum’s expansion plans are featured.

Philadelphia-Area Companies Line Up to Reduce Energy Use

July 7, 2010

The success of Penn’s “Power Down Challenge” is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

U. of Southern California Plans $900-Million Retail Redevelopment

July 6, 2010

Penn influences redevelopment at USC.