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Botswana Internship Inspires Penn Senior to Start a Happiness Blog

University of Pennsylvania senior Callan Parra chronicles the stories of people she’s met who’ve triumphed over adversities and offers insights on coping with stress and finding life’s “perfect moments” in a new blog called “Happy for Happyness.”

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The Art of Slowing Down in a Museum October 9, 2014 | New York Times

James Pawelski of the School or Arts & Sciences suggests how to experience more on a museum visit by slowing your pace and viewing art for longer periods of time.


10 Years on, World Café Live Eyes Other Markets October 9, 2014 | Philadelphia Daily News

The founder of World Café live is interviewed.


Syria’s Heritage Is Casualty of War, Penn Study Finds September 21, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

The Penn Musesum’s Richard Leventhal and Brian Daniels are quoted about damage to historical buildings due to civil war in Syria.

Audio: Penn Gathering Focuses on Vital Role of Humanities and Modern Research September 10, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Karen Beckman of the School of Arts & Sciences highlights Penn’s HAIKU conference.

Penn Grad Student Makes Thriller Debut September 9, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Graduate student Matt Cook of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for having his first thriller novel published.

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