School of Arts & Sciences

From MOOC to Shining MOOC

June 25, 2014

Erick Hyde of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for instructing an online Penn course titled, “Applying to U.S. Universities.”

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 26, 2014

PennSound Transforms How Poetry Is Taught the World Over

PennSound, a University of Pennsylvania-based online audio poetry website, is revolutionizing the way that educators teach poetry.

Welcome to Chump City

June 26, 2014

Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on a SEPTA case.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Aereo Supreme Court Loss Could Affect Cloud-based Innovation, And Open Door for Fair Use

June 25, 2014

Peter Decherney of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Supreme Court case involving the television antenna service Aereo.

Article Source: Forbes.com

A Whole New Pa. Legislature

June 25, 2014

Jack Nagel of the School of Arts & Sciences contributes an op-ed about the possible reorganization of the Pennsylvania legislature.

Article Source: Philly.com

The 12 Most Unique College Courses in America

June 23, 2014

Al Filreis of Kelly Writers House is noted for teaching an unconventional English course.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 24, 2014

Valerie De Cruz: Championing Interculturalism at Penn

As director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Greenfield Intercultural Center for 17 years, Valerie De Cruz has had a guiding hand in the creation of cultural resource centers that many Penn student see as homes away from home: MakuuLa Casa Latina and the Pan-Asian American Community House.

New Vocal Fry Culprit: Butt Tension!

June 18, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about “vocal fry.”

Article Source: Slate.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194June 19, 2014

Penn Biologist Daniel Janzen Selected to Receive Blue Planet Prize

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Daniel Janzen of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Biology was chosen to receive a 2014 Blue Planet Prize, an international environmental award sponsored by the Asahi Glass Foundation.

Daniel Janzen of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Biology in the School of Arts & Sciences was chosen to receive a 2014 Blue Planet Prize,

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 19, 2014

Penn’s Student Body President Bridges Cultures Through Dialogue

University of Pennsylvania student Joyce Kim is on a mission to spur intercultural dialogue across campus and halfway around the world in North and South Korea.