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Queen for a Day at Penn
June 24, 2013
“Have you ever dreamed of being Queen for a Day?” read the online invitation to the University of Pennsylvania Annual Queen’s Tea presented by the African-American Resource Center and Women of Color at Penn.
Penn Students Are Consultants for Medical Clinic in Kazakhstan
June 24, 2013
University of Pennsylvania student volunteers cover enormous distances for charitable missions during the summer, and in the past several weeks a group of four has included Kazakhstan in the list. 
Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships
June 20, 2013
Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.
Humanities/Social Sciences Panel Reports; Two From Penn Are Members
June 19, 2013
At the same time that China and other nations seek to replicate the American model of broad education in the humanities, social sciences and natural science, enrollment in humanities programs in the United States is dropping.  
Mark Allen Named Scientific Director of Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology
June 17, 2013
Mark G. Allen has been named the inaugural scientific director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology. 
Penn's 2013 Home Football Game Times Announced
June 13, 2013
Exactly 100 days from now, the University of Pennsylvania football team will begin another Ivy title defense. On Thursday, the team officially announced game times for each of the five home games in 2013. The Quakers will open their 137th season under the lights at historic Franklin Field when they host Lafayette for a 6 p.m. kickoff on Sept. 21. The only night game at the nation's oldest collegiate football stadium this year will also mark the first game on Franklin Field's new SprinTurf.
Morris Arboretum Executive Director Wins Award from Public Garden Association
June 12, 2013
At the 2013 APGA National Conference held in Phoenix, AZ in May 2013, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Executive Director, Paul W. Meyer received the APGA Award of Merit.
Free Penn Online Course Offers Lessons on Growing Old
June 4, 2013
A new online course taught by a University of Pennsylvania nursing professor and a nursing educator focuses on aging well, life in an aging society, and seeks to answer that age-old question: how old is old?  
Two From Penn Win Pulitzer Center International Student Reporting Fellowships
May 29, 2013
In a pilot partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Africa Center, two Penn students have been named 2013 Pulitzer Center International Student Reporting Fellows.
Jonathan Shepherd to Speak at Penn Criminology Department Graduation Ceremony
May 7, 2013
WHO:             Jonathan Shepherd, director of the Cardiff University Violence and Society Research Group WHAT:           Ceremony for graduating students in the School of Arts and Sciences’ Criminology Department