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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658October 22, 2013

AAU Elects Penn President Amy Gutmann as Vice Chair

The Association of American Universities has elected University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as its vice chair for the 2013-2014 term, the AAU announced today during its semi-annual meeting in Washington, D.C. 

Some Irish Need Not Apply

October 15, 2013

Doctoral candidate David Conrad of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about anti-Irish discrimination.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 14, 2013

New Network and Data Sciences Center to Open at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.  

Audio: The Shutdown Showdown: A Public Image War

October 3, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the government shutdown and the 2013 image war.

Article Source: “Takeaway”

University of Pennsylvania to Study Why People Still Smoke in 2013

September 29, 2013

Robert Hornik of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about researching smoking behaviors.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

When Google Brainstorms, Online World Shudders

September 26, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Marketers use the mantra of anonymity to dissuade people of the creepiness of it all.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Penn to Serve as Smoking Research Center

September 23, 2013

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Annenberg School for Communication and Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discuss a new smoking-research center.

Audio: Penn Prof. John Jackson Tackles Race Relations at Lightbulb Café

September 23, 2013

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences will discuss race relations at the Penn Lightbulb Café.

Chesco Housing Agency Goes Smoke-free

September 20, 2013

Michael Hennessy of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “Voluntary regulation by smokers in households with smoke rules would have much more effect.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: ‘The Government is Taking Over Health Care’ and Other Myths About Obamacare Debunked

September 19, 2013

FactCheck.org’s Lori Robertson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses misconceptions about the Affordable Care Act.