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The International Team Trying to Save Syrian Antiquities July 21, 2014 | BBC News

Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum talks about the Heritage Task Force training Syrians to protect artifacts.

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.