- October 17, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.
The Warren Center—made possible by a donation from Fred Warren, ME’60, WG’61, and his wife, Robin—will officially open at a public event held at the Penn Museum’s Harrison Auditorium on October 18 at 3 p.m. The event will be led by founding director Michael Kearns, professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and co-director Rakesh Vohra, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with appointments in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering and the Department of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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- April 19, 2013
Cynthia Chang Scanlan, C'84, and Brian J. Scanlan, W'84, met at Penn, married, and grew a successful software company together. Yet before their paths ever crossed they had something in common: both of their mothers were librarians, and fostered a love of books and learning in each of them. The renovation of Penn Libraries' Special Collections Center touched a chord for Cynthia and Brian, and they supported the project with a generous gift.
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- January 11, 2013
A sell-out crowd of more than 500 alumni and friends joined Penn President Amy Gutmann and Professors Marwan M. Kraidy and Dorothy Roberts for the final Engaging Minds lecture series event of the calendar year, held December 1 at Cipriani in New York City.
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