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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721April 27, 2015

Penn Prof David Brownlee Inducted Into Society of Architectural Historians

David Brownlee has been named a Fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians. Brownlee was inducted into the SAH at its 68th Annual International Conference Awards Ceremony in Chicago on April 16.

Video: Understanding America’s Legacy of Slavery

April 26, 2015

Salamishah Tillet and Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts &a

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 24, 2015

Penn to Host the First U.S.-India Think Tank Summit in New Delhi April 27-29

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The U.S.-India Think Tank Summit will be the first and largest meeting of think tanks and policymakers ever held in India with more than 70 participating institutions from throughout the country. The summit is designed to forge closer ties between think tanks in India and in the U.S., Latin America and Europe.

WHO:           James McGann, director, University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, and senior lecturer, Lauder Institute                

Hot Sauce Is Main Course at New York Showcase

April 24, 2015

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experien

Article Source: Reuters

Helping Women and Girls. Period. Part Two.

April 22, 2015

The annual Public Policy Challenge hosted by the Fels Institute of Government is mentioned.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Physicists Honored for Work That Could Take Heat Out of Computing

April 23, 2015

Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the School of Arts & Sci

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Shakespeare – Not to Be – As a Required Course at Top Colleges

April 23, 2015

Rebecca Bushnell and Michael Gamer of the School of Arts &am

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 22, 2015

A ‘Lone Hurdler’ Becomes a Part of a Family Affair at the Penn Relays

Sally Willig vividly recalls the intensity of her first experience competing at the Penn Relays, back in 1980.

The Risks Associated With ‘Productivity Pills’ Outweigh the Benefits

April 21, 2015

Martha Farah of the School of Arts & Sciences pens an op-ed detailing the risks associated with “productivity pills

Article Source: New York Times

5 Researched-based Reasons to Be Kind

April 20, 2015

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for conducting a study about the effects of writing and h

Article Source: Huffington Post