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Penn in the news

Universities Have Duty to Engage With Their Cities February 11, 2016 | Philly.com

Penn’s community engagement, particularly in west Philadelphia, is mentioned.

Is Kanye West a Lightning Rod for Our Time? February 9, 2016 | USA Today

Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about rap artist Kanye West and the discussions he provokes in DeCurtis’ pop culture and arts criticism course.

LEGO Robots Battle, Block to Block February 7, 2016 | Philly.com

The annual Lego League regional championship held at Penn is highlighted.

The Fed’s Best-value Schools February 6, 2016 | New York Times

Penn is included in a list of colleges and universities highlighting high earnings and low net price for low-income students.

Why Your Commercial District Needs an Anti-Poverty Strategy February 4, 2016 | NextCity.org

Penn is mentioned as an anchor institution in University City for its contributions to job creation and real estate investment in Philadelphia.