Penn students have been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters for 10 years. This year, 280 matches have been made between undergraduates at Penn and youngsters from seven local schools, including the Henry C. Lea Elementary School. In all, there have been approximately 1,900 matches made at Penn.
Scholars, filmmakers and government officials gathering for The Second Annual Dick Wolf Conference “Film Diplomacy in the Digital Age” will explore the role of film, video and digital media as tools of social change and control in global politics on April 18.
For the second consecutive year, the Men’s Rugby Football Club at Penn is playing at the national Collegiate Rugby Championships May 31-June 1 at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
The classroom is not the only place at the University of Pennsylvania where a student can learn a language. Gregory College House’s residential modern languages program offers five “language houses” where students can enjoy new cultural experiences and improve their language proficiency.
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Marybeth Gasman and doctoral student Thai-Huy Nguyen of the Graduate School of Education author a post about a report on the potential effects of grant-funded interventions on various outcomes at minority serving institutions.
Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School discusses how business school allows “us to even the playing field.”
Patrick Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about patterns in television smoking.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “The history of social movements is full of things that were a pejorative being reclaimed.”
David Reibstein of the Wharton School discusses rebranding tactics.