Arts & Humanities
Penn in the news
Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted for debunking the linguistic urban legend that the Chinese word for “crisis” is written using the exact character as “opportunity.”
The touch tours for blind visitors to the Penn Museum are featured.
Domenic Vitiello of the School of Design comments on food banks that have started their own farms.
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his book Behind the Academic Curtain: How to Find Success and Happiness With a Ph.D.
Graduate student Adam Goodman of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about poverty in Mexico.