School of Arts & Sciences

Good Ideas for Philadelphia From Students in Penn Competition

April 13, 2012

The Public Policy Challenge of the Fels Institute of Government is spotlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 13, 2012

Three University of Pennsylvania Professors Receive 2012 Guggenheim Fellowships

PHILADELPHIA – Jamal J.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 12, 2012

Paul Hendrickson to Give Talk on His Book 'Hemingway’s Boat' at Penn Lightbulb Café April 17

PHILADELPHIA – At the Penn Lightbulb Café on Tuesday, April 17, Paul Hendrickson, a senior lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania’s English Department, will discuss his award-winning book Hemingway’s Boat.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2012

Penn Hosts Africa Study Abroad Orientation

What is an International SOS card? Are pre-departure vaccinations required for some foreign travel? What to pack? When traveling abroad, it’s always better to know before you go.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2012

Finding Meaning Everywhere

Peter Struck sounds like a freshman effusive about attending his first college classes when discussing the Benjamin Franklin Scholars Integrated Studies Program.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 11, 2012

Two Days at Penn With Short Storyist John Barth

The short stories of American postmodern novelist John Barth have been required reading in creative writing courses at colleges and universities across the country for decades.

Barth's legacy of experimental fiction has earned him a dedicated following of readers in a career that has spanned seven decades.  His is a self-conscious and self-parodying writing that “acknowledges its own fixation on meta-narrative.”

In Defeat, Santorum Becomes Conservative Champion

April 10, 2012

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential campaign.

Article Source: NPR
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 10, 2012

Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Announces Public Policy Challenge Winner

PHILADELPHIA –- The Closing Schools, Opening Opportunities team has won the University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government’s Third Annual Public Policy Challenge

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 10, 2012

Is Science Getting Easier, Harder or Both?

April 6, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his comments about finding answers to difficult science questions.

Article Source: Psychology Today