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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 23, 2012

Penn’s Field Center to Host Symposium on Child-abuse Reporting

PHILADELPHIA --  As a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Year of Proof”  theme for 2012-2013, the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a symposium, entitled “How Well Do Our Laws Protect Children? International Models of Child Protection” on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Levy Conference Room at the Penn Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.

Vaccine Waivers, Informed Consent and Public Health

October 17, 2012

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is quoted about her views on intentionally unvaccinated children.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 16, 2012

Penn Bridges Disparities Through Diversity and Cultural Competence in the Midst of Health-care Reform

Health-care reform and cultural competence in health-care delivery are hot topics.  Research has shown that cultural competence is a key strategy for bridging health and health-care disparities.

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will host its annual conference on Friday, Oct. 26, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 106 of the Philadelphia Heart Institute, 51 N. 39th St.

Wondering About Your Hospital’s Quality? Ask a Nurse

October 11, 2012

Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing says, “For a compete picture of hospital performance, data from nurses is essential.”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 26, 2012

Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon

PHILADELPHIA –- The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its second annual Field of Dreams Luncheon Friday, Oct. 12, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.

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.

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.

Intentionally Unvaccinated Students Putting Other Children at Risk

August 22, 2012

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is cited for her views on intentionally unvaccinated children.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 15, 2012

Penn Hosts Symposium on Violence Against Women

PHILADELPHIA –- A Symposium on Violence Against Women will be held  Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the event will be in the South American Room at International House, 3701 Chestnut St.