University News


Anonymous Donor Gives University of Pennsylvania Libraries $1M

June 16, 2010

The Van Pelt and Rare Book and Manuscript Libraries receive a $1 million gift.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604June 17, 2010

Penn Physicists Honored With 2010 Europhysics Prize

PHILADELPHIA -- Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the University of Pennsylvania are among five scientists awarded the 2010 Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division for the theoretical prediction and experimental observation of the quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators.

Part IV: Comparing Medical Treatments

June 4, 2010

Craig Umscheid and P.J. Brennan of the School of Medicine discuss the Center for Evidence-Based Practice.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Chair of New Bioethics Commission Is a Firm Believer in Deliberative Democracy

June 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann participates in a Q&A concerning her role on President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Mike Mahoney | | 215-898-9232June 9, 2010

Women’s Lacrosse Players DeLuca, Spiro and Brennan Named to All America Teams

PHILADELPHIA - The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced the 48 Division I All-America selections, and Penn is represented by three players.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820June 9, 2010

Penn Hosts “Our Budget, Our Economy,” National, Interactive Discussion in 18 Cities

PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Project on Civic Engagement is co-chairing the local organizing team in Philadelphia, the origination city, for ”Our Budget, Our Economy,” an AmericaSpeaks national town meeting on Saturday, June 26, at 3801 Market St. 

Hialeah High Grads Take Their Place in the Ivy League

June 6, 2010

Incoming freshman Ray Hernandez is featured.

Article Source: Miami Herald

Program Connects City Youths With College

June 8, 2010

Incoming freshman Arazi Pinhas discusses the transition to college.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Former University President Hackney Bows Out at Penn

June 8, 2010

Former President Sheldon Hackney is profiled.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

With School Over, Penn Holds Moving Out Flea Market

June 5, 2010

The 3rd annual PennMOVES sale is featured.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)