School of Arts & Sciences

‘Generation Do’

November 15, 2011

Freshman Matthew Kalmans of the School of Arts and Sciences writes a letter to the editor in response to an article about “Generation Sell.”

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 30, 2011

Dec. 7 Penn Lightbulb Café to Focus on Religion in the 2012 Presidential Election

WHO:             Anthea Butler, associate professor of religious studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Penn Lightbulb Café lecture, “Faith Matters: Religion and Rhetoric in the 2012 Presidential Election”

Video: Inside the Nursing Crisis

November 20, 2011

The School of Nursing’s Julie Fairman and Linda Aiken, who is also of the School of Arts and Sciences, discuss nursing-crisis issues in hospitals.

Article Source: WCNY Documentaries

Obama Swing-State Visits Surpass Presidential Record

November 28, 2011

Kathryn Dunn Tenpas of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Ian S. Lustick to Gulan: I imagine the end of the Syrian Regime ….

November 23, 2011

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the political climate in Syria.

Article Source: Gulan Media (Iraq)

University of Pennsylvania Study Links Vacant-Lot Campus Reduced Gun Crime

November 25, 2011

Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine and John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a vacant-lot cleanup study.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Book by Penn Professor Asks: Why Aren’t African-Americans Rioting?

November 23, 2011

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his latest book.

Article Source: Philadelphia Weekly
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 22, 2011

University of Pennsylvania to Launch New Online Web Tool for K-16 Global Studies Educators

 

PHILADELPHIA— Four centers at the University of Pennsylvania have joined to create the Greater Philadelphia Education Network Web site, a gateway to global resources for Delaware Valley K-16 educators.

Diagnosing the ‘Personhood’ Problem: It’s in Your Brain

November 20, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes an op-ed explaining the “personhood" problem.

Article Source: Huffington Post

A Serving of Gratitude May Save the Day

November 21, 2011

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences offers a tip on how to display gratitude during Thanksgiving.

Article Source: New York Times