School of Arts & Sciences

South Street Bridge, Absent for 2 Years, Reopens

November 7, 2010

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum comments on the re-opening of the South Street Bridge.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania Election Results

November 5, 2010

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the midterm election.

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Museum Sweeps ici Mobile App Award Competition

November 3, 2010

A mobile app that supports arts and culture, which was developed by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, wins an award valued at $50,000.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

New Meaning of Dream College

November 2, 2010

Freshman Aliyyah Camp of the School of Arts and Sciences blogs about her experiences being a Penn student.

Article Source: Seventeen.com

VIDEO: A Trip Back in Time at Penn

November 4, 2010

Bob Osterhaut and Philip Jones of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology describe how the University acquired ancient Sumerian artifacts.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

My Take: Which Religious Voters Will Show Up on Tuesday?

November 1, 2010

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences shares her opinion on whether or not Latino and African-American voters of faith will vote in the midterm election.

Article Source: CNN.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 27, 2010

Penn Leads the Vote Students to Hold Election Day March and Rally Nov. 2

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO:           

Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania   president          

Penn Leads the Vote student representatives

 Penn marching band, Penn cheerleaders

 

WHAT:        

Election Day “Get out the Vote” March and Rally

Philippines Calls Myanmar Elections 'Farce'

October 27, 2010

Arthur Waldron of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the future of Asian states in terms of trade.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 25, 2010

Penn Awarded $990,000 Sloan Foundation Grant for Next-Generation Work/Family Research Network

PHILADELPHIA – The Work and Family Researchers Network, a social and virtual connector for interdisciplinary work-family researchers based at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $990,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The new Network builds on the well established Alfred P. Sloan Work and Family Research Network that has operated at Boston College since 1997.  Sloan Foundation support will enable the current Network to transition from a Foundation-funded project to a sustainable organization enhancing future work-family scholarship.

Cultural Exchange: China’s Surprising Ancient Mummies

October 24, 2010

Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the ancestry of the mystery mummies.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times