Penn Current Express
News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania May 13, 2010
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Penn increases childcare options for University, West Philly communities
Daycare at Penn
Finding reliable, affordable daycare for preschoolers is a challenge for most working parents. Now, thanks to Penn's contributions to two neighborhood childcare centers, 100 more children can be cared for safely and securely while their parents are at work.

Maureen Rush
On Tuesday, May 11, PAL honored Maureen Rush, vice president for public safety at Penn, at its 2010 PAL Award Dinner and Silent Auction for making significant contributions to the organization for nearly a decade. Rush has coordinated numerous activities for the city's 26 PAL centers.

Language Log
Free speech and grammar advice reign on the Language Log, a blog co-founded by Mark Liberman, a professor in Penn's Department of Linguistics and Department of Computer and Information Science. The blog informs readers about the big questions regarding language and linguistics.

Penn Museum and Franklin Institute partner to offer ancient Egypt experience
In conjunction with the exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" at The Franklin Institute, the Penn Museum will offer a self-guided tour, "Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt," that explores the long tradition of pharaonic rule that ended with Cleopatra's suicide in 30 B.C.E.

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Kembrel Jones

Kembrel Jones, deputy vice dean of student life at Wharton, discusses his unofficial role as the Dean of Happiness and caring for 1,650 MBA students.
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