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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 21, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Recognized by EPA as Top Green Power Purchaser in the Nation

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the nation’s leading purchaser of green power among institutions of higher learning.

Penn led by purchasing nearly 193 million kilowatt-hours of green power, which represents 46 percent of the school’s annual electricity usage. The University buys renewable energy certificates from Community Energy, which helps to reduce the environmental impacts associated with the campus’ purchased-electricity use.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 20, 2009

University of Pennsylvania's Field Center Celebrates Five Years of Making a Difference

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research celebrates its fifth anniversary with a reception on Thursday, April 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Please Touch Museum, 4231 Ave. of the Republic in Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 17, 2009

Penn Graduate and Professional Students to Hold Annual GradFest Celebration




Penn Graduate and Professional Students to Hold Annual GradFest Celebration


WHO: Penn graduate and professional students and their families

WHAT: GradFest

WHEN: Saturday, May 2, 2009
Noon-2 p.m.

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania
Wynn Commons, between Spruce Street and Locust Walk, near 34th Street
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 17, 2009
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422April 14, 2009

Penn's Models of Excellence Staff-Recognition Program Turns 10 Years Old

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Models of Excellence program, the primary vehicle for recognizing and honoring contributions that staff members make to Penn, is marking its 10th anniversary.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 8, 2009

Penn Hosts "Universities and Disasters: A Katrina Case Study" to Develop "How To" Guide for "Next Time"

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice is hosting “Universities and Disasters: Katrina Case Study,” a discussion group, from April 29 to May 1 at the University City Sheraton, 36th and Chestnut streets.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 30, 2009

Penn GSE Professor Named Fellow of the International Youth Library in Munich

PHILADELPHIA — Lawrence Sipe, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named a Fellow of Munich’s International Youth Library, a collection of more than 600,000 children’s books. The fellowship began on March 1 and will end May 31. Sipe is an authority in early-childhood literacy development.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 19, 2009
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Media Contact: | | March 12, 2009

Statement from President Amy Gutmann and Board Chair James Riepe on the death of Leonore Annenberg

It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the death of Leonore Annenberg (HON '85), Emeritus Trustee and founding member of the Joint Committee of the Trustees of the Annenberg School for Communication, and for decades one of Penn’s most committed and supportive friends.
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Media Contact: | | March 6, 2009

“Thirteen Miles from Paradise: John Moore” Exhibition to Open at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

 

PHILADELPHIA — “Thirteen Miles from Paradise: John Moore,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on April 11, is an exhibit of 16 industrial landscape paintings that focus on sites from Ohio to Pennsylvania, including Coatesville, Pa., an industrial town that has been an ongoing subject for the artist since his first painting there in 1986.