Global Search for Prizewinner Yields a Young Phila. Artist

October 23, 2009
Ingrid Schaffner of the Institute for Contemporary Art judges an international art competition.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

At FIRE's 10th-Anniversary Bash, Nat Hentoff Touches Off a Blaze

October 23, 2009
Alan Charles Kors of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-founding the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Video: Is Obama’s Health-Care Push Jeopardizing Education Reform?

October 22, 2009
President Amy Gutmann participates in a panel discussion in New York.
Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Ask the Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania a Question

October 21, 2009
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions will be answering Times readers’ questions for “The Choice” next week.
Article Source: New York Times

11 Winners Announced of Franklin Institute Awards

October 19, 2009
Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine receives a Franklin Institute Award for co-discovering the chromosome abnormality that causes chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

University Funds Take a Course in Liquidity

October 16, 2009
Kristin Gilbertson of Investments comments on Penn’s endowment performance.
Article Source: Financial Times (U.K.)

In Nobel Award in Economics, Glimpses of Harmony Among the Social Sciences

October 12, 2009
Former Penn professor Oliver Williamson discusses his Nobel Prize in economics and praises Penn for its interdisciplinary climate.

Hundreds of Jane Austen Fans Coming to Philadelphia

October 8, 2009
President Amy Gutmann discusses Jane Austen’s influence, and the Library is cited for its first-edition copies of her works.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

World Innovation Summit for Education Announces the 6 WISE Awards 2009 Winners

October 7, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is a World Innovation Summit for Education juror.

Nobel Awarded for Advances in Harnessing Light

October 6, 2009
Alum George Smith shares the Nobel Prize in physics.
Article Source: New York Times