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Penn Team Wins the 2014 Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition

A team from the University of Pennsylvania has been named the winner of the fall 2014 Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition hosted by the City of Philadelphia. The winning team, Elizabeth Farwell and Alounso Gilzene, are both students in Penn’s Graduate School of Education.

‘Bumming Cigarettes’ at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery for World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Arthur Ross Gallery presents “Bumming Cigarettes,” Monday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. The film screening is free and open to the public.

‘Giving Tuesday’

Katherina Rosqueta, an expert from Penn's Center for High Impact Philanthropy, can weigh in on charitable contributions for "Giving Tuesday," the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Penn ‘College Day’ Gives Lea Students a Look Into a Promising Future

Sophomore Ray Clark, a political science major from Washington, D.C., helped to organize "College Day," which welcomed nearly 35 eighth-graders from Lea Elementary School to Penn's campus as honorary college students.

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A Response to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Dashboard November 26, 2014 | TheHill.com

Marybeth Gasman and doctoral students Andrés Castro Samayoa, Thai-Huy Nguyen, Felecia Commodore, William Boland of the Graduate School of Education write about the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Data Dashboard.


Obama’s Muted Ferguson Response Reflects His Limited Options November 25, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses President Obama’s response to Ferguson.


Moonlighting No Help to Americans Seeking to Buy a Home November 25, 2014 | Bloomberg

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School says, “We have a lot of young, creditworthy families who are being kept out of the market.”


Video: Dr. Camille Charles Talks Ferguson Fallout November 25, 2014 | WTXF-TV (Philadelphia)

Camille Charles of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses developments in Ferguson, Mo., and race relations.


Lincoln University President Robert Jennings Resigns November 24, 2014 | Diverse

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the president of Lincoln University resigning after remarks he made on sexual assault to a group of female students.


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