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Media Contact:Lori Doyle | | 215-898-8721April 2, 2007

Top Colleges Show Record Rejection Rate

March 29, 2007
The best colleges and universities in the US have rejected a record number of aspiring matriculants in what has turned out to be the most competitive year ever for young people seeking entrance to a top-tier school.
Article Source: Financial Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 26, 2007

Actor Kal Penn to Teach at the University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA - Kal Penn, star of the new film "The Namesake" and known for his role as Kumar in the movie "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," will be a guest instructor at the University of Pennsylvania.  He will teach two undergraduate courses in the spring semester of 2008 tentatively titled "Images of Asian Americans in the Media" and "Contemporary American Teen Films."

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 23, 2007

Penn's Latino Coalition to Work on Taller Puertorriqueno Community Garden

Penn's Latino Coalition to Work on Taller Puertorriqueno Community Garden

WHO:Latino Coalition of the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:Flower planting, figurine painting, garden restoration

WHEN:March 24, 2007

10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:Taller Puertorriqueno Garden

2721 N. 5th St.

Philadelphia

Penns Latino Coalition members will join more than 30 other college and high school students to work in the garden project, Encounter the Barrio: Taller Puertorriqueno Connecting Your Campus.  

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 22, 2007
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 7, 2007
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 22, 2007

Princeton, Penn, Brown Leaders Set Standard for Harvard's Faust

February 14, 2007
Drew Gilpin Faust's tenure as Harvard University's first female president may be measured against the three women currently making names for themselves running Ivy League schools.
Article Source: Bloomberg News
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Lauren Rotman | lauren@internet2.edu | 202-331-5345February 7, 2007