Philadelphia & Community

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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

The Central Delaware: Three Years On

October 11, 2009
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design and PennPraxis authors an op-ed on the progress of the Delaware-waterfront redesign.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Changing Skyline: Phila. Architects Offer Some Homegrown Ideas

October 9, 2009
Jenny Sabin of the School of Design is cited as a participant in the “Fertile Ground” exhibit.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Hundreds of Jane Austen Fans Coming to Philadelphia

October 8, 2009
President Amy Gutmann discusses Jane Austen’s influence, and the Library is cited for its first-edition copies of her works.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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