Penn Medical School Gets Record $225 Million Gift

May 12, 2011

The gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman is the largest in Penn’s history.

Article Source: Associated Press

With Latest Gift to Penn, Perelmans Focus on Providing Health Care

May 12, 2011

 The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Fox Chase Study Finds More Evidence that Aspirin Could Fight Cancer

May 11, 2011

Timothy Rebbeck of the School of Medicine comments on new evidence linking the use of aspirin to fighting cancer.

Article Source: Philadelphia

Penn Gets $225 Million for Its School of Medicine

May 10, 2011

The School of Medicine receives a $225 million donation from Raymond and Ruth Perelman.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | | 215-898-8721May 11, 2011

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine


Budding Connoisseurs Seek New Food Option on College Campuses, Want Gourmet Over Grub

May 9, 2011

Vice President Marie Witt of Business Services comments on campus dining services.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820May 6, 2011

Denzel Washington, Six Others to Receive Honorary Degrees at Penn’s 255th Commencement



WHAT:           University of Pennsylvania’s 255th Commencement ceremony


Colleges Court Gay Students With E-Mail and Dance Parties

May 1, 2011

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions and others comments on Penn’s outreach to LGBT accepted applicants.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | | 215-349-5658April 29, 2011

NIH Director Francis Collins to Join Penn Celebration Dedicating Translational Research Center

PHILADELPHIA – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will join Penn scientists and physicians in celebrating the opening of the new Translational Research Center (TRC) Tuesday. The TRC is the first medical research building on the Penn campus - and one of the first anywhere - to be physically integrated into facilities for patient care, namely the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Roberts Proton Therapy Center. Dr.

Pew Charitable Trusts Give Grants to 7 Philadelphia Groups

April 29, 2011

Penn Museum receives a grant to reorganize the use of its African collection.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer