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Media Contact:Tony Sorrentino | asorrent@upenn.edu | 215-898-2295
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 28, 2008

University of Pennsylvania's New Wind Energy Commitment Puts It Back on Top Among Peers

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania is increasing its use of renewable wind energy during the next two years, earning the University the rank of top consumer of wind energy among institutions of higher education across the nation, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Media Contact:Tony Sorrentino | asorrent@upenn.edu | 215-898-2295
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 25, 2008
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 23, 2008

Penn President Amy Gutmann, Philadelphia Schools CEO Arlene Ackerman to Officiate at Penn Relays' Shuttle Races

WHO:

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and incoming School District of Philadelphia CEO Arlene Ackerman will be the guest VIP officials for the elementary school shuttle relays at the Penn Relays.

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Media Contact:: Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 18, 2008
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 16, 2008

Penn Hosts: A Conversation with Dennis O'Brien

WHO:

Dennis O’Brien, speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

WHAT:

A free and open-to-the-public conversation about the importance of social policy, sponsored by the Master in Social Policy Program in the School of Social Policy and Practice

WHERE:

University of Pennsylvania
Houston Hall, Golkin Room
3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia

WHEN:

Thursday, April 17, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Meghan Laska | mlaska@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-573-0757April 14, 2008
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Media Contact:Tony Sorrentino | asorrent@upenn.edu | 215-898-2295
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 11, 2008

University of Pennsylvania Selects Patkau Architects to Design New Student Residence on Hill Square

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has selected Patkau Architects of Canada as the designer for the new College House at Hill Square, the first new residential hall to be constructed at Penn in more than three decades. This project will bring together students, faculty and staff in a diverse community built on common intellectual interests.

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Media Contact:Susan Q. Stranahan | sstranahan@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-3197
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 10, 2008
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 9, 2008

Penn Law Names Rulli Director of Center for Clinical Legal Studies as Frenkel Steps Down After 28 Years

PHILADELPHIA –- Louis Rulli has been named director of the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Rulli will succeed Douglas Frenkel, who is stepping down as director on June 30. Frenkel will remain on the faculty at Penn Law, focusing on teaching, writing and dispute-resolution work.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 4, 2008

Penn’s Fox Leadership Program Partners With Girl Scouts for “Stand Up!” Leadership Workshop April 5

 

WHO:

Junior Girl Scouts from West and North Philadelphia
Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Girl Scouts at Penn Club
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

WHAT:

“Stand Up!” leadership, self-esteem and self-defense workshop

WHERE:

Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.

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