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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 9, 2015

After the Higgs: Penn Gears Up for New Physics Discoveries at CERN

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After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider is gearing up for its second run. The LHC enabled the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, which gives mass to all particles, but the world’s most complicated scientific apparatus is far from finished

by Sarah Welsh

After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, is gearing up for its second run. The LHC enabled the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, which gives mass to all particles, but the world’s most complicated scientific apparatus is far from finished

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194 April 6, 2015

Shadrack Frimpong of Penn to Establish Community Clinic and Girls’ School in Ghana

(This is the first in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President's Engagement Prize winners.)  

As a young student growing up in Tarkwa Breman, a rural village in Ghana, Shadrack Frimpong was surrounded by many bright peers, both male and female. But as the years passed, many of the female students stopped coming to school. 

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422`March 31, 2015

Penn Open Learning to Offer Updated Vaccine Course

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Beginning April 13, Paul Offit, professor of vaccinology and of pediatrics at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, will present a new version of the free online vaccine course offered by the University of Pennsylvania through Penn’s Open Learning Initiative.

By Julie McWilliams

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 31, 2015

Penn Netter Center’s STEM Programs Promote Inclusion and Better Science

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Amir Jones, a 10th grade student at West Philadelphia’s Sayre High School, has always had an interest in science, but partnership activities coordinated by Moelis Access Science, a program operated by the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, helped his interests reach a whole new level.

By Julie McWilliams

Penn Grads Win Chance to Change the World

March 25, 2015

Five undergraduate students are featured as the winners of the University of Pennsylvania’s President’s Engagement Prizes.


Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 25, 2015

President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind. 

Penn Wharton China Center Opens in Beijing

March 17, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the opening of the Penn Wharton China Center.

Article Source: Philly Voice

ACE Honors President’s Commitment to Diversity

The American Council on Education (ACE) honored Penn President Amy Gutmann with the 2015 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award. The award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions and demonstrated sustained commitment to diversity in higher education.

Video: College Expands Access to Low-income Students

March 12, 2015

President Amy Gutmann discusses how Penn is becoming more accessible for lower-income students.

Article Source: “Morning Joe,” MSNBC
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Media Contact:Patricia Graue | | 212-333-3810March 10, 2015

宾夕法尼亚大学和沃顿商学院成立宾大沃顿中国中心

美国宾夕法尼亚大学(“宾大”)与宾夕法尼亚大学沃顿商学院 (“沃顿商学院”)今天宣布在北京成立宾大沃顿中国中心。宾大与中国的渊源始于 1896 年,当 时宾大录取了第一位来自中国的学生。宾大沃顿中国中心是宾大与中国合作关系的重要延伸和拓 展。宾大沃顿中国中心将通过宾大在中国的隶属机构宾大沃顿咨询(北京)有限公司开展工作。

该中心将为宾大教授、学生、在华校友和各界友人提供继续学习和研究的资源和平台。中心 将通过一系列咨询项目,帮助中国高级管理人员和其他人才获得在全球化背景下能够更加成功管 理企业的实用技能和视野。