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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 4, 2014

Mentor Program Pairs Penn Freshmen With Powel Elementary School Students

Some University of Pennsylvania freshmen are already following in the Penn tradition of serving the community.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 28, 2014

For Penn Student Information Technology Advisors, the Job Provides Life Lessons

Being a student IT advisor at the University of Pennsylvania is not just about helping others. It’s also a learning experience.

Along with a team of professional Penn staff, 80 student information technology advisors offer tech support to students, faculty and staff who reside in all 11 College Houses. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573=8151October 19, 2014

Enriching Internship Could Lead to a Career for Penn Student

Jane Wu is getting an early start at the University of Pennsylvania on a possible future career in research to help save the environment and preserve human health.

Penn’s Climate Action Plan: Creating a Culture of Sustainability

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania has demonstrated wide-ranging accomplishments in integrating sustainability into coursework as well as campus planning, design and operations.

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Dorothy Roberts: Bringing Different Perspectives into Class

When Dorothy Roberts was 3 months old, she moved with her parents from Chicago to Liberia, where her mother, Iris, had worked as a young woman after leaving Jamaica.

Penn President Gutmann Helps Honor Malala Yousafzai at Liberty Medal Ceremony

Speaking to a gathering of 1,400 guests at the Liberty Medal ceremony at the National Constitution Center, Penn President Amy Gutmann praised 17-year-old Medal recipient Malala Yousafzai, “for her powerful force for good on our planet."

Celebrating Innovation at Penn

On Friday, Oct. 31, Penn President Amy Gutmann and David L. Cohen, chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees, welcomed more than 750 Penn students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, and friends, as well as members of the region’s business and tech community to the “Celebration of Innovation at Penn,”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 14, 2014

Penn’s Field Center to Host Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon

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The Field Center will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, honoring four leaders who created the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative, a groundbreaking facility that allows for the joint investigation of child abuse.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Oct. 24, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 8, 2014

Penn Prof and Alums Address Strangulation, Intimate Partner Violence in Research

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School of Social Policy & Practice professor Susan B. Sorenson, along with two alumnae, analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners and published an article in the American Journal of Public Health.

To help policymakers understand the terror and risks experienced by victims of domestic abuse, a University of Pennsylvania professor has analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194October 3, 2014

Penn Vet Students Travel the World to Treat Wildlife

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It’s not unusual for students at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine to travel to far-flung locales caring for exotic animals. From Africa to Haitian goat farms and the southwest Alaskan coast, such excursions provide experiences that supplement a busy academic year of classes, research and clinic.

By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone

Every morning this past July, Max Emanuel, a veterinary student at the University of Pennsylvania, would get up and drive to work. But Emanuel’s was no run-of-the-mill morning commute.