U. of C. Applications 'Staggering'

May 9, 2010

Dean Eric Furda of Admissions says minority college applicants are increasing.

Article Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074 May 7, 2010

School of Nursing Names Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Seven members of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have been named recipients of teaching awards for 2010.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 May 7, 2010

Peter Kuriloff Receives 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award

PHILADELPHIA -– Peter Kuriloff has been honored with the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Audio: Thinking Globally in Tough Economic Times

May 5, 2010

President Amy Gutmann says “colleges can find ways to engage internationally even as the economic downturn forces them to tighten the purse strings.”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 May 5, 2010

Maureen Rush Honored by Police Athletic League

PHILADELPHIA — Maureen Rush, vice president for public safety at the University of Pennsylvania, will be honored by the Philadelphia Police Athletic League at its annual awards dinner on Tuesday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m., in the Center City Sheraton at 17th and Race streets.

UPenn President to Advise Obama

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses her role as President Obama’s bioethics-commission chair.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Short Reads

May 3, 2010

President Amy Gutmann is cited as the chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission.

Article Source: Genome Technology
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

The President’s Franciscan Ethicist

April 30, 2010

President Amy Gutmann and Anita Allen of the Law School are cited for their appointment to President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

Article Source: National Catholic Register

The 2010 TIME 100

April 29, 2010

Edna Foa of the School of Medicine is named one of Time Magazine’s “100 people who most affect our world.”

Article Source: Time