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Mentorship Program Empowers Asian-American Students at Penn

December 11, 2009
Penn's Pan-Asian American Community House program is featured.

Penn’s Green Fund Seeds Campus Eco-Projects

December 9, 2009
Penn’s green initiatives are featured.
Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 7, 2009

Penn Awards Green Fund Grants to Diverse Set of Projects

 

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has approved the funding of 10 Green Fund projects from an inaugural round of grant proposals.

Obama Taps Penn's Gutmann to Lead Bioethics Panel

November 25, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is appointed by President Obama to chair the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 25, 2009

Gutmann Named to Chair Obama’s Bioethics Commission

PHILADELPHIA –- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been selected by President Obama to chair the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. As head of the commission, Gutmann, president of Penn since 2004 and a prominent political scientist, will advise the President on a range of bioethical issues.

Presidents of Penn and Emory Will Lead Obama's New Bioethics Panel

November 24, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is named chair of the Obama administration’s new bioethics panel.

Obama Names Chairs of New Bioethics Panel

November 24, 2009
President Amy Gutmann will chair new federal bioethics panel.
Article Source: ScienceInsider

21 University City Inspirational Gardens Announced

November 24, 2009
The green roof garden at the School of Nursing is ranked among Philadelphia “most inspirational gardens.”
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Media Contact:Lt. Gary Heller | | 215-573-5681November 23, 2009

Police Accreditation Team Invites Public Comment about Penn Police

PHILADELPHIA – A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive Saturday, December 5, 2009 to examine all aspects of the University of Pennsylvania Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services.

The University of Pennsylvania Police Department was initially accredited by CALEA in 2001, and was re-accredited in 2004 and again in 2007.

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Media Contact: | | November 20, 2009

Penn Hosts Daylong Arts Crawl Today

WHAT:

As part of the Arts and the City Year event series, the University of Pennsylvania will hold its first “Arts Crawl,” a full day of events offered by more than two dozen arts and culture groups.

WHO:

Arts and Culture groups from campus, as well as the Philadelphia region

WHEN & WHERE:

Friday, Nov. 20. Events are held throughout day: