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Penn Students Learn How to Help Peers in Need

November 9, 2009
Penn’s Health Living Task Force staffers and students discuss the importance of mental health and support during rough times.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Park in West Phila. to Open in 2011

November 7, 2009
President Amy Gutmann shares her vision for Penn Park at the groundbreaking.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 5, 2009

Penn Park Groundbreaking Is Today at 1 p.m.

 

WHAT:

A groundbreaking at the University of Pennsylvania for its 24-acre, $46 million Penn Park that features pedestrian walks, three athletic fields and a 12-court outdoor tennis facility and will bring 20 percent more open space to the campus.

The park is made up of 14 acres of land Penn purchased from the U.S. Postal Service in 2007 as well as 10 acres the University already owned around South Street.

WHO:

Four Years Later, It's Seth's Office

November 3, 2009
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the Philadelphia district attorney election.
Article Source: Metro

Penn Park Moves Forward

November 3, 2009
Penn Park’s groundbreaking is highlighted.
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 2, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Moves Forward With 24-Acre Penn Park; Groundbreaking Scheduled for Nov. 6

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will officially break ground at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, for its 24-acre Penn Park, a $46 million project at the eastern edge of campus that features open space, athletic fields and tennis courts.

The parcel, located south of Walnut Street, with Amtrak rail lines to the east and the SEPTA rail corridor to the west, is 14 acres of land Penn purchased from the U.S. Postal Service in 2007 as well as 10 acres the University already owned below South Street.

Audio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

October 29, 2009
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice discusses a Philadelphia child-abuse case.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Area Student Wins Prize for Young Heroes

October 22, 2009
Jonathan Leung, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, wins the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work with Helping Hunger.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Turnaround at West Phila. High School

October 18, 2009
Penn is cited for its West Philadelphia High outreach.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Historic Burial Ground Is Brought Back From the Dead

October 12, 2009
Randall Mason of the School of Design says Philadelphia’s history is rich with intrigue.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer