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Media Contact:Caroline D’Angelo | ccdangelo@gmail.com | March 13, 2012

Penn Environmental Studies Students Reporting Live from the World Water Forum in France

MARSEILLE -- Eleven University of Pennsylvania Master of Environmental Studies students are journalists at the 6th World Water Forum in this French city with the Oikos Student Reporter program this week.

University of Pennsylvania Receives Presidential Recognition for Community Service

March 12, 2012

ra Harkavy of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships is quoted about Penn’s commitment to education and local engagement.

Article Source: Metro (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 12, 2012

International Sustainable Campus Network Recognizes Penn’s Green Academic Offerings

PHILADELPHIA –- The academic component that the University of Pennsylvania has included in its Climate Action Plan caught the attention of the International Sustainable Campus Network when that agency compiled its inaugural Global University Leaders Forum Charter report earlier this year.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 12, 2012

University of Pennsylvania Receives Highest Presidential Recognition for Community Service

WASHINGTON – The Corporation for National and Community Service and the U.S. Department of Education awarded the University of Pennsylvania with the Presidential Award in the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its commitment to bettering the community through community service and service learning.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658 (office) 215-852-8017 (cell) March 6, 2012

Penn’s Silfen University Forum on March 19 Will Focus on How the 2012 Election Might Fix a ‘Broken’ America

PHILADELPHIA –- A panel of political experts will examine the 2012 election and the effect it will have on the nation’s ills during the University of Pennsylvania’s annual David and Lyn Silfen University Forum to be held 4:30–6 p.m., Monday, March 19, in Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.

 At the forum, the panelists will consider the question “Is America Broken? A Conversation on the 2012 Elections and Beyond.” 

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Will Help Penn Law School Open a New Building

February 28, 2012

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School comments on inviting Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to attend the official opening and convocation of Golkin Hall.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Debbie Yunker | dyunker@pennhillel.org | 215-898-7391
Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 February 21, 2012

Former United Nations Peacekeeping Commander to Speak at Penn

WHO:            Romeo Dallaire, former commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda

WHAT:          “When Humanity Fails: Lessons from the U.N. General Who Tried to Stop the Rwandan Genocide”

Want to Study Business in the United States? Some Suggestions on How to Get Started

February 16, 2012

Celia Cameron of the Wharton School shares examples of business course and programs that the Wharton School offers to undergraduates.

Article Source: New York Times

Finally, Penn Names W.E.B. Du Bois Honorary Professor

February 17, 2012

Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Penn’s naming W.E.B. Du Bois an honorary professor.

In the Ivy League’s Golden Age, Elite Universities With Teams to Match

February 18, 2012

Penn men’s basketball is highlighted for memorable seasons, players and coaches.

Article Source: New York Times