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Penn to Host "Impact '08 in Pennsylvania: Building a Better, Safer World"
October 17, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- Henry Kissinger and Robert Rubin are among national leaders who will speak Oct. 22 at the University of Pennsylvania as part of “Impact ’08 in Pennsylvania: Building a Better Safer World.”
Penn to Host Fiscal Wake-Up Tour
October 7, 2008
WHO: The Concord Coalition David M. Walker, president and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation; former comptroller general of the United States Alice Rivlin, director of economic studies at the Brookings Institution; former director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Robert Bixby, executive director, The Concord CoalitionStuart Butler, vice president, domestic and economic policy studies, Heritage Foundation WHAT: Fiscal Wake-Up Tour
Topping Off, Signing Ceremony for the new Annenberg Public Policy Center Building at Penn
April 10, 2008
WHAT: A topping off and signing ceremony for the new Annenberg Public Policy Center building, adjacent to the Annenberg School on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The project is a gift of the Annenberg Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, which have contributed a total of $41.5 million for its construction, including $6 million earmarked for perpetual maintenance.
Two Penn Professors Win 2008 Guggenheim Fellowships
April 10, 2008
PHILADELPHIA – Michael Leja, professor of art history in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and Don Mitchell, a visiting scholar in residence in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication have been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Leja studies the visual arts in various media; painting, sculpture, film, photography, prints and illustrations in the 19th and 20th centuries, primarily in the United States. As a Guggenheim Fellow, he will work on a research project on the flood of pictures in the mid nineteenth century.
Penn's Annenberg I-Neighbors Brings a Community Closer Together
November 27, 2007
PHILADELPHIA - The Internet can have a positive impact on the strength and growth of a community.  Just ask residents of a neighborhood in Savannah, Ga. It was there, on Nov. 20, that residents using the i-neighbors technology were alerted via e-mail to an incident of an armed robbery of one of their neighbors only moments after it happened.  The notification took place faster than the police or news media got the word out.  
Two Constitution Videos by Annenberg Foundation Win American Bar Association Award
October 30, 2007
PHILADELPHIA -- Two videos produced by the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands as part of an ongoing effort to education the nation's youth about the U.S. Constitution have been selected to receive the 2008 American Bar Association Coalition for Justice Burnham "Hod" Greeley Award. The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands is administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
University of Pennsylvania to Begin Construction on New Home for Annenberg Public Policy Center
June 13, 2007
PHILADELPHIA - By next year, steel beams framing the new Annenberg Public Policy Center building will begin to rise along the 36th Street walk on the University of Pennsylvania campus.  Occupancy of the building, designed by Tokyo architect Fumihiko Maki is set for late summer of 2009. The building is a gift of the Annenberg Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, which have contributed $41.5 million to the project, including $6 million earmarked for perpetual maintenance.
Penn's Annenberg Public Policy Center Hosts Online Philadelphia Mayoral Primary Primer
April 12, 2007
PHILADELPHIA -- The Annenberg Public Policy Center's Student Voices - Philadelphia website, student-voices.org/local.php?SiteID=10, is a virtual one-stop clearinghouse of information designed to help Philadelphia voters make informed choices on primary election day, May 15.

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