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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Jessica Bautista | bajess@sp2.upenn.edu | 215-573-8408January 23, 2015

Field Center at Penn Addresses America’s ‘Throwaway Children’ Through History

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The Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research will host “The U.S. Response to Throwaway Children: From Orphan Trains to the Current Migrant Crisis,” which will include Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train, the 2015 One Book, One Philadelphia reading selection, Monday, Feb. 9.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a community symposium in conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 a.m.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 16, 2015

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Open Doors for Penn Students

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Federal Ban on Same-sex Marriages Still Casts Shadow on Many Lives

January 12, 2015

Tobias Barrington Wolff of the Law School comments on federal bans on same-sex marriage.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Pat McCrory and Mark Sanford Fire Back at Article About Stock Payouts

December 17, 2014

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on vesting schedules.

Article Source: New York Times

5 Fat Roadblocks in the Way of Tax Reform

December 15, 2014

Michael Knoll of the Law School comments on the difficulties behind tax reform.

Article Source: CNN Money

Zuckerberg Seeks Revenge as Facebook Sues Paul Ceglia’s Lawyers

December 12, 2014

Stephen Burbank of the Law School is quoted about Facebook’s lawsuit strategy.

Article Source: Forbes.com

Garner Video Could Make Difference in Federal Probe

December 4, 2014

David Rudovsky of the Law School shares his comments on the Eric Garner case.

Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 3, 2014

Researchers at Penn Explore Impact of Race, Poverty and Change in America

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“Race, Poverty and Change in America” brings together experts to explore America's pursuit of civil and equal rights in the midst of unemployment, high levels of incarceration, low-quality education and neighborhood blight.

The University of Pennsylvania will host “Race, Poverty and Change in America: The Persistent Dilemmas of Equity and Equality” Dec. 4-5 in the Fitts Auditorium of Penn’s Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.

New York City Case Echoes What Happened in Past 2 Pittsburgh Cases

December 3, 2014

Stephanos Bibas of the Law School comments on the difficulty of bringing charges against police officers.

Article Source: Triblive.com

Obamacare Provision Challenged In Court

November 20, 2014

Ted Ruger of the Law School is quoted about religious organizations seeking to opt out of contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette