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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 16, 2013

Penn’s Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program Honored

Emilio Parrado, director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 15, 2013

Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project to Speak at Penn

 

 WHO:            Barry Scheck, Cardozo School of Law professor and co-founder of the Innocence Project 

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194January 14, 2013

After Six Decades, Penn Archaeologists Carry on a Tradition of Research and Discovery in Turkey

In 1950, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology sent scholars to a site in central Turkey, about 50 miles southwest of Ankara. There they began an effort to uncover — literally and figuratively — details about the societies and cultures of the people who lived there hundreds to thousands of years before.

The Big(ger) Picture: Why Integrated Master Planning Works –- and Who to Get Involved

January 2, 2013

Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is quoted about campus expansion and growth.

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New Penn Panel to Focus on Student Drinking

January 14, 2013

Provost Vincent Price is quoted about Penn’s Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life.

Article Source: Newsworks

New Penn Panel to Study Alcohol and Drug Use on Campus

January 9, 2013

Penn’s recently announced Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8743 January 9, 2013

Penn Announces New Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced the formation of the Penn Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life.  

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 7, 2013

Penn Launches Commemorative Symposium on Social Change Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 18th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 25 community events Jan. 15-Feb. 1.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 2, 2013

Penn Runners Band Together in Growing Club

Every weekday, once early in the morning and once in the evening, a dedicated group of members of the Penn Running Club gather at Pottruck gym to run several miles through the city. 

Comprised of nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students, the PRC, one of the Penn Rec sports clubs, is the largest running group on campus.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604December 13, 2012

Penn’s Steven Fluharty Makes Case for Research Funding in Capitol Hill Briefing

PHILADELPHIA — In the waning days of 2012, two words have dominated the post-election discourse: “fiscal cliff.” The cliff is a combination of impending budgetary measures that will take effect in January if a legislative compromise is not reached.

One area of the budget that would see serious cuts is funding for the national science agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. Combined with cuts to other agencies and departments, the amount of research and development funding lost could total $58 billion over five years.