Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of tax exemptions for religious institutions.
The legal argument the students helped to formulate maintained that the constitutional right to be free of retroactive (ex post facto) laws was violated when their client was sentenced to 70 months in prison in a check-kiting scheme. They will learn by the end of the Term in June whether the Justices agree.
Dean Michael Fitts and Tory Messina of the Law School are quoted about the school’s loan-repayment-assistance program.
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
Dean Michael Fitts and the Heather Frattone of the Law School comment on Penn Law students taking classes at the Wharton School.