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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 6, 2012

Donors Can Make a Bigger Difference With Holiday-Giving Tips From Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy

PHILADELPHIA — The holiday season sparks the spirit of giving and to help donors who are looking to make a difference for others through charitable contributions, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released a free, online toolkit outlining the most effective opportunities.

Landmark Furness Church on the Road to Salvation

November 25, 2012

Aaron Wunsch and Frank Matero of the School of Design discuss how they got involved in helping preserve a local Furness-designed church.

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Penn Nursing Helps Elders with LIFE

Since 1998, Penn Nursing has been providing a unique, all-inclusive system of healthcare enabling frail senior citizens who would otherwise be facing nursing home placement to live at home. The practice is called Living Independently for Elders (LIFE), and over the past 14 years, it has served more than 1,000 West and Southwest Philadelphia seniors.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 29, 2012

Lea Elementary Students Visit Penn for College Day ’12

More than 100 students from Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia will become honorary college students at the University of Pennsylvania tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 1 during College Day 2012.

Pennsylvania Must Undergo a ‘Culture Change,’ Child Protection Task Force Says

November 27, 2012

Debra Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about Pennsylvania making changes to child protection.

Article Source: The Patriot-News
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 28, 2012

College Day ’12 for Lea Students at Penn

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 27, 2012

Penn “Thinking With the Past” Lectures Move to Philadelphia Central Library

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania “Thinking With the Past” lecture series has returned with a fresh lineup of speakers in a new home, the Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine St.

A Distorted Reality

December 1, 2012

John Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education and GSE alum Saliyah Cruz are quoted.

Article Source: the notebook

Drexel’s Good Neighbor Policy

November 19, 2012

Penn is noted for its commitment to the surrounding community and for its economic-stimulus programs.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 19, 2012

Rita Hodges of Penn’s Netter Center Coauthors Book on Future of University-Community Relationships

PHILADELPHIA – A new book, The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads, provides a forward-thinking perspective on the future of university-community partnerships.  Coauthored by Rita Axelroth Hodges, assistant director at the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center