A Day in the Life of Penn, 2012

Just before sunrise on Nov. 14, the day’s first baby was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Around midnight, a Penn Law student closed the day studying, surrounded by books.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Beth Adams | adamsnb@dental.upenn.edu | 215-573-8224November 14, 2012

Penn Dental Medicine Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Support Student Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has received a $1.5 million grant for student scholarships from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194September 24, 2012

Inspired as a Child, a Penn Dental Medicine Student Hopes to Return the Favor

Whenever Miguel Padilla-Hernández, a fourth-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, visits his family back in California, conversations are peppered with questions such as, “’Oh, this tooth hurts, why does this tooth hurt?” or “Why is this tooth changing colors?”

Many dental students might want a break from these kinds of conversations while away from school, but for Padilla the questions serve to validate his decision to pursue a career in health care.

Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

In 2006, Penn had a vision.

Anne Papageorge, Penn’s vice president for Facilities and Real Estate Services, says the first phase of the campus blueprint, called Penn Connects, made the goals of President Amy Gutmann’s Penn Compact real.

The Mouth as a Map to Health

September 4, 2012

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine shares his thoughts about oral hygiene and health.

Article Source: Delaware Online

Class of 2016 Gets a Taste of Penn Traditions

To the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” from the University of Pennsylvania Band, President Amy Gutmann, Provost Vincent Price, Secretary of the University Leslie Kruhly, deans, and faculty kicked off Convocation, marking the entry of the newest members of the Penn community.

“Welcome home,” President Amy Gutmann said to the crowd.

Move-In Day for Class of 2016

Carrying all the essentials of dorm life, including televisions, bedding, laptops, and entire wardrobes on hangers and in suitcases, nearly 2,500 freshmen have begun their Penn experience.

President Amy Gutmann greeted the newest members of the Penn community as they arrived.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 17, 2012

Penn Dental Welcomes Class of 2016 With White Coat Ceremony

WHO:            Dean Denis Kinane, School of Dental Medicine, Dean Afaf Meleis, School of Nursing Dean Emeritus D. Walter Cohen, School of Dental Medicine, Class of 2016, School of Dental Medicine

A Day of Dental Outreach

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay, and dental cavities affect American children more than any other chronic infectious disease.

Many Philadelphians do not receive adequate oral care for a variety of reasons, including the cost of treatment, a lack of time, and a dearth of nearby accessible providers.

Struggle for Dental Care

June 24, 2012

A one-day free clinic at the School of Dental Medicine is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com