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Penn Finds Friends in China's Education

May 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Wharton School’s mission in conjunction with the economy and Penn’s goals of sustainability.

Article Source: China Daily

Give Patients Their Dignity

May 24, 2010

School of Nursing commencement speaker Greg Mortenson’s speech is highlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 24, 2010

Finalists to Compete June 3 in Milken-Penn GSE’s Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Innovative solutions to recurring problems in education will take center stage at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education on June 3, competing for the inaugural Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition.

The finalists and their projects are:

Penn Gets $1M Gift for Foreign Scholars Program

May 18, 2010

Penn receives a $1 million gift for the World Scholars Program.

Article Source: Associated Press

At Penn, Biden Speaks at Daughter's Graduation

May 18, 2010

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the dual role of father and politician made for a great commencement speaker in Vice President Biden.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422May 18, 2010

Penn Faculty Senate Announces Leadership for 2010-11

PHILADELPHIA -- Robert C. Hornik will serve as chair of the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Senate in 2010-11, succeeding Harvey Rubin.

Camille Charles has been named chair-elect.

Commencement 2010


The University of Pennsylvania's 254th Commencement was held on Monday, May 17, 2010, in Franklin Field, located at 33rd and South Streets.

Should Your New Buildings Look Old?

May 16, 2010

The Furness Building is cited for its unique architecture.

Green Works for Philadelphia

May 14, 2010

Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is cited for his role in Philadelphia’s Greenworks sustainability plan.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News
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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 May 14, 2010

Penn President Amy Gutmann Receives Benjamin E. Mays Award From A Better Chance

PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, accepted the Benjamin E. Mays Award from A Better Chance in New York yesterday in recognition of Penn’s no-loan financial-aid program and commitment to diversity and access and for Gutmann’s scholarship on democratic education.