Philadelphia & Community

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Philly's Science Boost

May 13, 2010

In an opinion piece by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Vice Provost Steve Fluharty is quoted about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Being a Teen & a Mother

May 5, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on teen-pregnancy complications.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Did DHS Pressure Teen to Get Abortion?

May 3, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses an ethics complaint against Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Agricultural Phenomenon

April 28, 2010

Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design comments on Philadelphia gardening initiatives.

Article Source: Philadelphia Citypaper
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 21, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Honored in Newly Published ‘Guide to 286 Green Colleges’

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has been acknowledged as one of the country’s most environmentally responsible schools, according to the Princeton Review, which partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council to create “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges.”

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 20, 2010

Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer Unveils the UPSTART Company Formation Program

PHILADELPHIA –- Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer introduces UPSTART, a program aimed at developing Penn intellectual property by helping faculty form new companies based on their inventions and technological innovations.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 19, 2010
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 14, 2010

Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development Holding Conference Friday

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The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development is a coalition of 36 colleges and universities in the greater Philadelphia area that work to strengthen service and service-learning communities. Based at the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the consortium seeks to revitalize local communities and schools and foster civic responsibility among the region's colleges and universities.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 6, 2010
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 31, 2010

Penn’s Green Events Continuing Throughout April Because a 24-Hour Earth Day Just Isn’t Enough

PHILADELPHIA –- While the nation will celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Green Campus Partnership at the University of Pennsylvania offers a slate of green events throughout the month because a single day just isn’t enough.

Among April’s major announcements will be the results of the 10-week RecycleMania contest, and GreenFund grant winners will be announced.