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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | | 215-746-6411 May 14, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann Receives Benjamin E. Mays Award From A Better Chance

PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, accepted the Benjamin E. Mays Award from A Better Chance in New York yesterday in recognition of Penn’s no-loan financial-aid program and commitment to diversity and access and for Gutmann’s scholarship on democratic education.    

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | | 215-573-6604May 14, 2010

Gov. Edward G. Rendell Will Speak at Penn School of Dental Medicine Commencement

WHAT:    Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell will speak at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine’s Commencement.

Philly's Science Boost

May 13, 2010

In an opinion piece by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Vice Provost Steve Fluharty is quoted about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Want to Know Which Training Works? Take This Course

May 6, 2010

Wharton’s executive training graduate program is cited.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Beneficial ‘Blue-Gooders’ Turn Out for Philly Spring Cleanup

May 7, 2010

Penn receives the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA title.

Penn Students Go to the Dogs to Take a Bite Out of Study Stress

May 7, 2010

School of Veterinary Medicine students discuss the School-sponsored "Canine Chillout” event.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151May 4, 2010

Huntsman, Seven Others to Receive Honorary Degrees

WHAT:      University of Pennsylvania's 254th Commencement ceremony

WHO:     Jon Huntsman Jr., U.S. ambassador to China, will present the main commencement address and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree.

Video: Artwork Helps Patients Cope

May 1, 2010

The Perelman Center’s art displays are featured.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Tonic Tunes

May 3, 2010

UltraSounds, an a cappella group featuring students from the School of Medicine, is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact: | | April 27, 2010

Vice President Biden Will Speak at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice Commencement

PHILADELPHIA –- Vice President Joe Biden, father of a 2010 graduate, will speak at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice’s Commencement on Monday, May 17, at 7 p.m. in Irvine Auditorium.

Biden, a Pennsylvania native, was one of the youngest people ever elected to the U.S. Senate and is widely recognized for his work on social-justice issues, including the landmark 1994 Crime Bill and the Violence Against Women Act.