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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 19, 2013

Penn to Create Perry World House to Enhance Global Initiatives

The University of Pennsylvania will establish a central home on campus for global activities and initiatives to be known as the Perry World House, President Amy Gutmann announced today. 

Vice President Biden to Speak at Penn Commencement

March 12, 2013

Vice President Biden will deliver this year’s commencement address.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 13, 2013

Penn’s Silfen Forum: ‘Open Learning and the Future of Higher Education’

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and other experts will explore online learning and what it may have in store for higher education at the Silfen University Forum at Penn on April 5.

Biden to Speak at Penn Commencement in Philly

March 12, 2013

Vice President Biden will deliver this year’s Commencement address.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact: | | May 10, 2013

Vice President Biden to Speak at Penn’s 257th Commencement

Joseph R. Biden, Jr., vice president of the United States, will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s commencement on Monday, May 13, 2013.

University of Pennsylvania Fund-raising Campaign Exceeds Goal by Nearly $1 Billion

March 1, 2013

Penn raised more than $4.3 billion in the Making History Campaign.

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Media Contact:Stephen MacCarthy | smaccar@upenn.edu | 215-898-8722February 28, 2013

Penn Campaign Raises $4.3 Billion, Transforming the University

After seven years of widespread support and alumni participation, the University of Pennsylvania culminated its Making History Campaign, raising $4.3 billion, strengthening Penn’s position among the world’s foremost universities and making major breakthroughs in addressing society’s most complex challenges, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced today.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194February 26, 2013

For Fun and for Pride, Penn’s College House Intramural Athletes Vie for Trophy

Some were high school sports stars. Others barely know the rules of American football.

University of Pennsylvania Plans Centers in Philadelphia and China

February 25, 2013

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 24, 2013

Online Courses Enable Penn Alumni to Continue Learning

As students at the University of Pennsylvania, they exercised their love of learning, and now, as Penn alumni, thanks to online courses, they can add to their knowledge base or explore subject matter they either couldn’t or didn’t when on campus.