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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 29, 2011

Two Penn Engineers to Attend Annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

PHILADELPHIA -– Two faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science will be participating in the 17th annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in September. The exclusive meeting is held by the National Academy of Engineering and will take place at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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Media Contact:Peter Winicov | winicov@wharton.upenn.edu | 215-746-6471June 29, 2011

Wharton | San Francisco Breaks Ground on New, Expanded Facility

SAN FRANCISCO-- The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today that its Wharton | San Francisco campus will relocate to the historic Hills Plaza building on the San Francisco Embarcadero in January 2012, with construction on the new space commencing this month.

Projects to Begin at Penn

June 24, 2011

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services comments on University projects.

Co-Ed Rooms to Be Available for Penn Freshmen

June 23, 2011

Penn offers gender-neutral housing for freshmen starting in the fall of 2012.

Article Source: NBC Philadelphia
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Media Contact:Shirley Ross | sross2@isc.upenn.edu | 215-898-0091
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 23, 2011

Penn’s Information Systems & Computing Ranked No. 6 in 2011 List of Best IT Places to Work

PHILADELPHIA – IDG's Computerworld announces the University of Pennsylvania’s Information Systems & Computing organization as a 2011 Best Places to Work in IT honoree, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.  Honorees will be included in coverage in Computerworld along with results from the 18th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey.

5 Universities Make the ‘Computerworld’ List of Best Places to Work

June 20, 2011

Penn is listed as one of the best places to work.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 22, 2011

Penn’s Douglas Jerolmack First Recipient of Luna B Leopold Young Scientist Award

PHILADELPHIA -- Douglas Jerolmack, a professor of earth and environmental science at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the American Geophysical Union’s first Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award.  Established in 2009 by AGU’s Earth and Planetary Surface Processes focus group, the award honors geomorphologist and hydrologist Luna B. Leopold.  

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Media Contact:Steve Barnes | sbarnes@law.upenn.edu | 215-573-5181June 22, 2011

Penn Law Professors Honored for Supreme Court Case Work


            PHILADELPHIA -- Professor Stephanos Bibas and lecturers Yolanda Vazquez and Stephen Kinnaird of the University of Pennsylvania Law School along with their legal team have been awarded the 2011 Jack Wasserman Memorial Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Media Contact:Jennifer Oxenford | jmacdoug@isc.upenn.edu | 267-496-9664 June 20, 2011

Penn/MAGPI to Provide Advanced Networking, Applications, Demonstrations at Conference

PHILADELPHIA – MAGPI, the University of Pennsylvania's Internet2 hub, is bringing advanced networking connectivity to the 2011 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia June 26-29.

Redesign of Tuition Benefits Administration at Penn Improves Program Oversight and Ease of Use

June 16, 2011

Chris Blickley and Meg Lewis of the Division of Human Resources share their views on the changes made to the University’s tuition benefits program.

Article Source: CUPA-HR