Philadelphia & Community
Media Contact:Gail Luciani | email@example.com | 215-898-1475March 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA –- Frederick A. Murphy has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award. Murphy is the James W. McLaughlin Professor in Residence, Department of Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
PHILADELPHIA –- Visitors to the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum are invited to watch as world-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty uses tree saplings, fallen branches and other forest material to create a large-scale sculpture, beginning March 30.
As artist-in-residence for three weeks this spring at the Arboretum, Dougherty will be aided by volunteers and staff as he fashions this unique work of art on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek within the Arboretum’s grounds.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania announced today that Penn Park, a $40 million green swath of open space and athletic fields, will replace 14 acres of asphalt parking lots once owned by the United States Postal Service.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice will offer a part-time master’s degree in non-profit and non-governmental organization leadership beginning in the fall of 2009.
Media Contact:Velda Morris (on site) | | 856-905-6923January 30, 2009
450 Grade Schoolers Build Lego Robots, Study Climate Change at Penn Engineering's First Lego League Tourney
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Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is sponsoring Philadelphia First Lego League Tournament, an event that pits 30 regional middle schools and 450 students against each other in a challenge to design robots and explore climate change. The theme of this year’s competition, Climate Connections: Building a Global Game Plan, includes robotics demonstrations.
Penn's Project for Civic Engagement Hosts Community Forums on the City Budget: Tight Times, Tough Choices
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Project for Civic Engagement is hosting four community forums across the city to gather citizen input that can be incorporated into developing the city’s proposed budget for 2010.
Mayor Michael Nutter to Deliver Keynote Address at Black Men at Penn's Fifth-Anniversary Gala Fundraiser
PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Michael Nutter will deliver the keynote address at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice’s Black Men at Penn fifth-anniversary gala on Jan. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in Penn’s Huntsman Hall.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Hub, an eight-story, mixed-use apartment building that opened in December 2006 at 40th and Chestnut streets near the University of Pennsylvania campus, is expanding its footprint with the imminent construction of Hub 3939, next door at 3939 Chestnut St.