PHILADELPHIA –- Marsha I. Lester, chair of the Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named editor of The Journal of Chemical Physics, effective Jan. 1, 2009.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has honored three people with the annual Alumni Award of Merit for 2008: Marc Ackerman of Jacksonville, Fla., Leonard Cole of Ridgewood, N.J., and Rowland Hutchinson of Louisville, Ky.
WHAT: PennMOVES, a coordinated collection of items recycled during move out by University of Pennsylvania students that will go to several city charities.
WHERE: 1923 Ice Rink, 31st and Walnut streets, Philadelphia.
WHEN: Representatives of these organizations plan to pick up items
Thursday, June 5:
Michael Bloomberg to Speak at Penn Commencement; Honorees Include Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust
Note for news media: Reporters and photographers covering the Commencement ceremony on May 19 at Franklin Field should pick up media badges at the Athletic Ticket Office at the main entrance.
PHILADELPHIA –- Michael R. Bloomberg, mayor of New York and founder of Bloomberg L.P., will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 252nd Commencement on Monday, May 19, at Franklin Field, 33rd and South streets. The procession of graduates begins at 9 a.m.
Jeffrey Cooper Named Vice President for Government and Community Affairs at University of Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA –- Jeffrey Cooper, chief counsel for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and executive deputy general counsel in Gov. Edward Rendell’s administration, will become the University of Pennsylvania’s vice president for government and community affairs, Penn President Amy Gutmann has announced. He will assume his new position July 1.