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New Paper Considers the Limits of Community Development in Addressing Housing Crisis July 14, 2014 | New York Observer

Laura Wolf-Powers of the School of Design is featured for her article “Understanding community development in a ‘theory of action’ framework: Norms, markets, justice.”

PennDesign Launches Landscape Architecture Plus (LA+) Journal July 11, 2014 | World Landscape Architecture

Richard Weller of the School of Design is interviewed.

Is There a D.C. Dialect? It’s a Topic Locals Are Pretty ‘Cised’ to Discuss July 9, 2014 | Washington Post

William Labov of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for researching U.S. and Canadian dialects.

New Archive Tracks Political Ads, Money on Philly TV July 10, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the Linguistic Data Consortium.

California’s Forgotten Civil War July 7, 2014 | Huffington Post

Doctoral candidate Kevin Waite of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about the Civil War and the efforts to extend slavery to California.