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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 9, 2011

Nov. 16 Penn Lightbulb Café to Focus on Restoring Religious Monuments in War-torn Pakistan

WHO:             Michael Meister, professor of South Asia Studies in the Department of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Penn Lightbulb Café lecture on “Conducting Research in Pakistan: Restoring Religious Monuments in Swat”

Panel Emphasizes Safety in Digitization of Health Records

November 8, 2011

Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a report about digitizing health records.

Article Source: New York Times

The Justice of Policy

November 1, 2011

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a paper, “Courts and Colleges: A Problematic Relationship.”

Article Source: Indian Express

Video: Bogle: Tough Sentences Would Keep Execs in Line

November 7, 2011

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences participates in a panel about personal messages to the government.

Article Source: CBS News

Irish Rail Workers’ Grave in East Whiteland Too Close to Tracks to Be Excavated

November 8, 2011

Walter Licht and Timothy Bechtel of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on the excavation of graves of Irish rail workers.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

PW Best Books 2011

November 4, 2011

A Hemingway book by Paul Hendrickson of the School of Arts and Sciences is named one of Publishers Wweekly’s 10 best of the year.

Article Source: Publishers Weekly

Millennials Uncertain of Loyalty Toward Obama

November 4, 2011

Christopher Noble, student of the School of Arts and Sciences, discusses voter turnout for the 2012 presidential election.

Article Source: NPR

Time to Craft a Plan C

November 1, 2011

Peter Conn of the School of Arts and Sciences describes a plan he developed in the 1970s as a result of the collapse of faculty in the humanities job market.

Soldiers of Optimism

October 30, 2011

Positive-psychology research by Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is discussed.

Pa. Researchers Unable to Unearth Irish Mass Grave

October 30, 2011

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum is cited for her skeleton research.

Article Source: Associated Press