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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn Lightbulb Café Presents Michael Horowitz Talk on Future of War

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Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science at Penn, will draw on his extensive research on military innovation, as well as his experience working in the Department of Defense, to discuss key trends and technologies that will shape the future of warfare.

WHO:             Michael Horowitz

                        Associate Professor of Political Science

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

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On April 17, Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

WHO:             University of Pennsylvania

                       Anti-Defamation League

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2014

Penn and ADL Team Up to Provide Holocaust Education Teacher-training Workshop April 17

On April 17th Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.

 

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Looking for America Beyond Its Borders

April 11, 2014

Amy Kaplan from the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted on the globalization of higher education.

Article Source: New York Times

Teaching Children How to Be Entrepreneurs

April 8, 2014

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School is highlighted for helping teach middle-schoolers an entrepreneurship course at this sons’ school. Ulrich’s wife, Nancy Bentley of the School of Arts and Sciences, is also quoted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Young Teachers Stick Around, Bringing Tech Savvy

April 7, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teacher experience levels.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 7, 2014

Penn Researcher Finds Mortality Risks of Being Overweight or Obese Are Underestimated

New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States. His study, “Using Maximum Weight to Redefine Body Mass Index Categories in Studies of The Mortality Risks of Obesity,” was published in the March issue of the open-access journal Population Health Metrics.

The STEM Enrollment Boom

April 7, 2014

A report by Jerry A. Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences presents new findings on students of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Obamacare: Mend It, Don’t End It

April 3, 2014

John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Time