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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 12, 2015

Penn Navy ROTC Unit Welcomes New Commanding Officer

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Marine Corps Col. Kenneth DeTreux, a Philadelphia native and an alumnus of the NROTC program at Penn took the helm during the official Change of Command ceremony.

The Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps battalion at the University of Pennsylvania hosted a change-of-command ceremony, Wednesday, Oct. 7, to welcome its new commanding officer, Marine Corps Col. Kenneth DeTreux, a Philadelphia native and an alumnus of the NROTC program at Penn. 

Benjamin’s Desk to Operate New Pennovation Center

October 8, 2015

Anna Papageorge of Facilities & Real Estate Services says, “The Pennovation Works site will create and sustain a community of entrepreneurs and innovators who will translate new ideas and research into products, ventures and services that will transform the city, the region and the world.”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 5, 2015

Penn Undergrad Researches 1922 Cushendall Murders and Conspiracy in Northern Ireland

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Anna Garson, a junior history and English major from Ardmore, Pa., has unearthed a murder mystery, a government cover-up, and silenced justice in a town about an hour north of Belfast.

Through her research, an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania is unearthing a nearly 100-year-old murder mystery, a government cover-up and silenced justice in Northern Ireland. 

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 5, 2015

Penn’s Dennis Culhane Co-authors New Report on Homelessness in the Developing World

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Dennis Culhane of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has collaborated with researchers at the Institute of Global Homelessness at DePaul University on a study that offers a new set of categories to clearly describe and define homelessness in developing countries.

Dennis Culhane of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has collaborated with researchers at the Institute of Global Homelessness at DePaul University on a study that offers a n

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 5, 2015

German President Joachim Gauck to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Oct. 6

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On Oct. 6, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Perry World House will host President Joachim Gauck for a public lecture,“Freedom – Our Shared Bond.”

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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:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 8, 2015

Historian-to-be at Penn Researches Museums to Strengthen Impact

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Senior history major Alex Levy traveled to Berlin and Washington, D.C. to study how museums in these major cities represent the Holocaust.

One senior at the University of Pennsylvania is working to improve history. 

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 23, 2015

Penn’s Perry World House Hosts Discussion on Pope Francis’ Visit to Philadelphia

Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania, along with Penn’s Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society, will host a rapid response panel on the local and global significance of the visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia.

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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.