Penn Current Express
News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania  March 11, 2010
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Roger Allen awarded Moroccan Medal of Honor
Roger Allen Morocco Medal
The Kingdom of Morocco has awarded a Medal of Honor to Roger Allen, a professor of Arabic and comparative literature and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at Penn.

Models of Excellence 2010
The winners of the 2010 Models of Excellence Awards have been selected, and top honors go to Penny Creedon of the Graduate School of Education and the Out on a Limb Adventure Team at the Morris Arboretum.

DPS Traffic Advisory
A new initiative from the Division of Public Safety aims to help eliminate some of the traffic frustration around campus by giving commuters a heads-up on potential trouble spots.

Staff Eco-Reps champion University environmental goals
Staff Eco-Reps
Eco-Reps are self-selected Penn employees who are volunteering to reduce Penn's environmental footprint through improved awareness, behavior changes and peer advocacy.

Read more interviews, features and latest news at the Penn Current web site.
Catch up with
Demie Kurz
Demie Kurz, co-director of Women's Studies and
The Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, discusses the changing world of women's studies.
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