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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.

The Dead Poets Society Gets a Revival Online September 8, 2014 | Aljazeera America

Kelly Writers House’s Al Filreis is featured for teaching Modern and Contemporary Poetry, a MOOC.

ISIS’ Antiquities Sideline September 2, 2014 | New York Times

Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum co-writes an op-ed on the state of archaeological sites under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.