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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 4, 2016

Penn Engineering Student Shares Love of Science and Sustainability

David Shields is a senior engineering student who is making a difference in Philadelphia through the Engineers Without Borders-Local Committee.

Senior David Shields is an aspiring engineer who focuses on making a difference locally by volunteering with the University of Pennsylvania chapter of Engineers Without Borders

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Media Contact:Michele Berger | mwberger@upenn.edu | 215-898-6751December 16, 2015

Penn Nursing Research: Exceptional Care Requires Patient-driven Education

New research from Terri Lipman of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing reveals that, when it comes to quality communication, meeting the needs of all health-literacy levels requires creative thinking.

We’ve all been there: Sitting in a consultation with a doctor or nurse, jargon gets thrown around, time with the health-care provider is short and, soon after the conversation concludes, you forget half of what you were told.

Black Students Don’t Matter

November 16, 2015

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for highlighting racist incidents on college campuses in 2014.

Article Source: Dame Magazine

How to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

September 16, 2015

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for researching biology-related departments at Michigan State University.

Article Source: Nature
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 1, 2015

Penn English Professor Awarded Janus Pannonius Prize for Poetry

Charles Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania English professor, is the recipient of the 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry, along with Guiseppe Conte of Italy.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 15, 2015

Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes

The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 February 26, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Pennovation Center at Pennovation Works Site

The design development for the new Pennovation Center has received approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees. This 58,000-square-foot, three-story facility is located in the heart of the Pennovation Works, Penn’s 23-acre site along the southern bank of the Schuylkill River and adjacent to the University campus.

Children and Technology: How Much Is Best?

February 9, 2015

Yasmin Kafai of the Graduate School of Education co-writes a letter to the editor about children and technology education.

Article Source: New York Times

Student Success: Words of Wisdom

December 12, 2014

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education offers advice to colleges and universities about how to support student achievement.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422December 11, 2014

Philadelphia City Council Honors Penn as Academic Partner Supporting City Schools

Philadelphia City Council today honored the University of Pennsylvania among more than a dozen local universities and colleges with an official citation of City Council acknowledging their vital support and services to the School District of Philadelphia.