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A Digital Reboot of Humanities at U of Penn April 14, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Jeffrey Kallberg of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about Penn’s newly announced Price Lab for Digital Humanities.


Penn Student Brings Native American Rappers Together at Penn Museum March 19, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Student Talon Bazille Ducheneaux is featured for organizing an event at the Penn Museum titled “Modern Native Voices: The Medium of Hip Hop New Music with a Distinctly Native Beat.” Lucy Fowler Williams is also cited as a curator for the exhibit “Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now.”

Russian Punk Activists Pussy Riot Speak at Penn March 18, 2015 | Philly.com

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for moderating an event featuring Russian punk-political activist duo Pussy Riot. William Burke-White of the Law School is also mentioned as the director of the Perry World House that is set to officially open in January.

Review of ‘Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama’ at the Penn Museum March 18, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

Clark Erickson of the Museum is quoted about curating the reviewed exhibit “Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama.”

What Your Tweets Say About You March 18, 2015 | New Yorker

Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for analyzing tweets to help answer the question, “Could those profiles help determine which countries were likely to have more deaths from heart disease?”