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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 15, 2013

Penn Alum Evelyn Boettcher Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania alum Evelyn Boettcher has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 14, 2011

Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for “Parking Day”

WHO:    University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff

WHAT:    Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research

WHEN:    Sept. 16, 2011
                9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Plants, Climate and a Midsummer Festival

July 29, 2011

Postdoctoral researcher Laura Fox of the School of Engineering and Applied Science shares information about studying the effects of climatic warning on steppe vegetation in Mongolia.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 22, 2011

Penn Study Examines Safe Access to Clean Water in Low-Income Countries

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has teamed up with Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, along with the Penn School of Nursing, to study water fetching and the need for access to clean water in developing nations.

Do You Know a High-Achieving Student Kept From College Because of Money?

July 27, 2009
I try to stay away from the New York Review of Books. It is a trap for aimless readers like me. I may enjoy a piece on the last Khan of Mongolia. But that makes me want to sample a letter about derivatives or a review of what Titian thought of Tintoretto. Pretty soon it's bedtime and I have forgotten to do important stuff like talk to my wife and watch "The Closer" on TNT.
Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 17, 2007
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Media Contact:Greg Lester | glester@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 4, 2006