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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411November 18, 2015

Penn President Amy Gutmann to Receive 2015 Doer Award From Urban Affairs Coalition

Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the 2015 Doer Award from the Urban Affairs Coalition Friday morning in Philadelphia.

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Media Contact: | | November 14, 2015

A Message to the Penn Community Regarding the Terrorism in Paris

From Amy Gutmann, President

We mourn the terrible tragedy that has unfolded in Paris.  It is an unspeakable horror that terrorism has visited on this great city.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.  

The C-Word: Why Compromise Shouldn’t Be a Dirty Word in Agriculture

October 29, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is cited for co-authoring The Spirit of Compromise.

Article Source: Huffington Post

New Penn Prize Rewards Student Innovation

October 28, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the announcement of the President’s Innovation Prize.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Exclusive: Penn President Envisions New Undergraduate Prize Like ‘Rhodes Scholarship for Social Impact’

October 28, 2015

President Amy Gutmann says the President’s Innovation Prize can be seen as a “way of making clear how Penn and Philadelphia can be a workshop of ideas for the world.”

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 30, 2015

Penn Announces 2015 Alumni Award of Merit Gala Honorees

The University of Pennsylvania will honor seven alumni at the 81st annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala hosted by David L. Cohen, chairman of Penn’s Board of Trustees; Penn President Amy Gutmann; and Penn Alumni President Julie Platt on Friday, Nov. 6.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658October 28, 2015

Penn Announces Launch of President's Innovation Prize

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Innovation Prize, a competitively awarded annual prize aimed at building on the University’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship while underscoring the high priority that Penn places on edu

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 28, 2015

University of Pennsylvania to Host Public Talk by German President Joachim Gauck

On Oct. 6, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Perry World House will host Joachim Gauck, president of the Federal Republic of Germany, for a public lecture on shared U.S.–German values.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411October 8, 2015

Penn President Amy Gutmann Headlines ‘Women Leading Academia’ at 92nd St. Y

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In "Our Turn: Women Leading Academia," a panel of four leaders in higher education will discuss their journeys as part of the new American Conversation Series at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8:15 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and three other university leaders will discuss current topics in higher education and their own personal journeys as part of the new American Conversation Series at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Tuesday,

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 22, 2015

Ultimate Anthropologist: John Jackson, Penn Social Policy & Practice Dean

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Faster than a speeding lecture, more powerful than a standing committee, able to take great intellectual leaps in a single bound, John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America. He's also Anthroman.

John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America.