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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 9, 2012

Penn 60 Second Lecture on Oct. 10: “Yes We Can ... or Maybe We Won't: The Youth Vote in This Presidential Election”


WHO:             David Thornburgh, executive director, Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Final installment of the Fall 2012 60-Second Lecture Series

Audio: What Your Genes Can Tell You About Your Memory

October 5, 2012

Ted Abel of the School of Arts and Science joins a discussion about a study that identifies key molecules involved in forming long-term memories.

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Philly Men on the Fast Track to Success

October 8, 2012

Ben Horton of the School of Arts and Sciences (pictured in the third photo in the slide show) is featured his research on sea-level changes.

Article Source: Philadelphia Style
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 8, 2012

Penn Hosts First Ivy Plus STEM Symposium

This weekend, Penn hosted the first Ivy Plus Symposium and workshops for diverse scholars, a national conference designed to encourage exceptional undergraduate students to pursue advanced training in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 8, 2012

Penn Students Teach and Learn in Central America

Randall Tassone and Jean Lim have returned to campus after spending the summer enriching their lives as well as the lives of people in Nicaragua.

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Turkish Military Action Against Syria

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has both an on-campus ISDN line and an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability. 


Dr. Mehmet Darakcioglu

Middle East Center Associate Director

University of Pennsylvania