Changing Skyline: A Lovely Link From Penn to Center City

September 21, 2012

Shoemaker Green and Penn Park are featured for their additions to University City.

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Shoemaker Green: Penn’s Newest Public Common

Created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker, Penn’s newest landscape project has spread a 2.75 acre welcome mat of green at the door of the Palestra and Franklin Field.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 20, 2012

Penn Division of Public Safety Kicks Off Annual Bicycle Safety Campaign

Many Officials Failed to See Threats to Khalil Wimes

September 17, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the case of Khalil Wimes and foster care.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 19, 2012

Animated Film Screenings Highlight Penn Conference

From Paleolithic cave paintings to the latest wave of 3D motion pictures, animation has captured our imagination by bringing objects to virtual life for thousands of years.

On Sept. 21-22, scholars and animation producers will meet at the University of Pennsylvania for a collaborative conference, “Enchanted Drawing II: Animation Across the Disciplines.”

For Penn, Gutmann’s Tenure Is Proving Golden

September 16, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is profiled.

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North Philly Community Garden a Bright Spot Amid the Blight Spots

September 11, 2012

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice share his thoughts on how community gardens play a role in improving urban neighborhoods.

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Penn Connects 2.0: Envisioning the Future

In 2006, Penn had a vision.

Anne Papageorge, Penn’s vice president for Facilities and Real Estate Services, says the first phase of the campus blueprint, called Penn Connects, made the goals of President Amy Gutmann’s Penn Compact real.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 13, 2012

Christopher Phillips Brings His Socrates Cafés and Constitution Cafés to University of Pennsylvania

What a difference a year makes.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 10, 2012