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Penn Alum, Adjunct Guides People Through Loss, Grief
March 15, 2013
Loss and grief can occur at all stages of life.  But, it’s not just about death or dying.  It also happens with infertility, physical illness, pregnancy losses, the dissolution of marriages and other relational break-ups. 
Penn Alum Evelyn Boettcher Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship
March 15, 2013
University of Pennsylvania alum Evelyn Boettcher has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D.
Monica Medina Named Executive Director of the Wharton Public Policy Initiative
March 14, 2013
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Monica Medina has been named Executive Director of the Wharton Public Policy Initiative. Ms. Medina, who currently serves in the U.S. Department of Defense as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, will be the first Executive Director of the Initiative. She will assume this Washington, DC-based position on April 12.
Penn Study Links U.S. Mortality Rates Under Age 50 to U.S. Life Expectancy Lagging Other High-Income Countries
March 12, 2013
Higher mortality rates among Americans younger than 50 are responsible for much of why life expectancy is lower in the United States than most of the world’s most developed nations.
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice’s Goldring Re-Entry Initiative to Host Resource Fair
March 11, 2013
In an effort to break the cycle of recidivism, the Goldring Re-entry Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, will host “Breaking Down Walls: Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Its Implications,” Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International House, 3701 Chestnut St.  It is free and open to the public.
Penn Receives $25 Million Gift to Create Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
February 4, 2013
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $25 million gift from alumnus Ronald O. Perelman to create the Ronald O.