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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 31, 2011

Corey Metzman of Penn Named a 2011 Truman Scholar

PHILADELPHIA -- Corey Metzman, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a 2011 Truman Scholarship.
Metzman, who is pursuing a dual degree in Penn’s College of Arts and Sciences and Wharton School through the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, has traveled extensively for his studies and research.

The 10 Most Segregated Urban Areas in America

March 29, 2011

Camille Charles and Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their analysis of racially segregated U.S. cities.

Article Source: Salon.com

Penn’s Spectacular Campus Architecture

Penn’s picturesque urban campus features some of the most impressive architecture in Philadelphia, including buildings that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

For 120 years, Penn was located in Center City Philadelphia before the campus relocated to West Philadelphia in 1872.

Teasing Out Policy Insight From a Character Profile

March 28, 2011

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses political profilers.

Article Source: New York Times

A Significant Help

March 28, 2011

Student Jennifer Kyker of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for developing a non-profit organization to help prevent the spread of AIDS in Zimbabwe.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Dream Still Deferred

March 26, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about Detroit neighborhoods.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcwilliams@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 25, 2011

Two Penn Campus Renovation Projects Garner LEED Gold Designations

PHILADELPHIA -- Two recent renovations on the University of Pennsylvania campus have been certified LEED Gold this month by the U.S. Green Building Council: The School of Arts and Sciences’ Music Building at 202 S. 34th St., and Joe’s Café, a new eatery in the Wharton School’s Steinberg-Dietrich Hall.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 24, 2011

University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government Announces 2011 Public Policy Challenge Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Team Virtual Market Philly has won the Fels Institute of Government 2011 Public Policy Challenge. The annual student competition at the University of Pennsylvania brings graduate students from different disciplines together to devise practical solutions to public policy challenges facing Philadelphia.

Towards the 15-Minute Genome

March 10, 2011

Marija Drndic of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for leading a research on graphene nanopores.

Article Source: Economist
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 23, 2011