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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 17, 2015

Penn Helps Secure World Heritage City Designation for Philadelphia

The Organization of World Heritage Cities has voted to name Philadelphia as a World Heritage City.

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Media Contact: | | November 13, 2015

A Message to Penn Faculty, Students and Staff

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As universities across the country debate the often difficult but essential topics of inclusion, intolerance and free speech, we thought it important to reach out to everyone on campus with a reminder of the values and principles that are at the very heart of the University of Pennsylvania, and which define what it is to be a part of the Penn community.

A Message to Penn Faculty, Students and Staff
From

President Amy Gutmann
Provost Vincent Price
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli
Executive Vice President J. Larry Jameson
Vice President Joann Mitchell
Vice Provost Anita Allen
Vice Provost Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum
Vice Provost Beth Winkelstein

Now Yale Faces the Hard Part: Turning $50 Million Into Faculty Diversity

November 5, 2015

Anita Allen of the Law School and the Office of the Provost is quoted about the Penn’s commitment to faculty diversity.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 4, 2015

Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Collaborates on New Podcast Series

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania and the Ubuntu Education Fund have developed a podcast series featuring interviews with eight influential philanthropists and leaders in the social sector.

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | sbrady@upenn.edu | 215-898-3617October 30, 2015

Arthur Ross Gallery at Penn "Children of Abraham: Abbas" Exhibit

Children of Abraham: Abbas at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

November 21, 2015 – March 20, 2016

New Penn Prize Rewards Student Innovation

October 28, 2015

President Amy Gutmann is quoted about the announcement of the President’s Innovation Prize.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Exclusive: Penn President Envisions New Undergraduate Prize Like ‘Rhodes Scholarship for Social Impact’

October 28, 2015

President Amy Gutmann says the President’s Innovation Prize can be seen as a “way of making clear how Penn and Philadelphia can be a workshop of ideas for the world.”

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 23, 2015

Penn Art History Professor Larry Silver Named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

Larry A. Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Video: Partnerships Cited as Key to Atlantic City’s Future

October 20, 2015

Rita Hodges of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships says, “When you look at big institutions…like colleges and universities – they have a lot neighborhoods that they can and should be partnering with.”

Article Source: Press of Atlantic City

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.”