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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 27, 2008

It's A Small World After All: NanoDay 2008 @ Penn


WHO:

Faculty from the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania sponsor a day of nanotechnology education and activities for the Penn community as well as regional high schools and neighbors.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 23, 2008
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 21, 2008

Penn Engineering Establishes Rachleff Scholars Program to Foster Research, Leadership, Community Outreach



PHILADELPHIA –- The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania has established the Rachleff Scholars honors program offering undergraduates the early opportunity to conduct research with University faculty, organize partnerships with regional industry and perform community outreach.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 16, 2008

Public Invited to Penn Seminar on the State of Muslim Radicalization in Europe


WHAT:

Dr. Peter Neumann of King’s College London will discuss the European Commission-funded study, “Recruitment and Mobilization for the Islamist Militant Movement in Europe.” This study, and others, will form the basis for EU policy making in preventing violent radicalization. Based on secondary research as well as extensive fieldwork in Britain, France and Spain, the report provides the most comprehensive picture of the methods through which Islamist militants in Europe mobilize supporters and find new recruits.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798October 7, 2008
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U.S. Economic Crisis




Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.

Bankruptcy Law, Corporate Law
Professor David Skeel of the University of Pennsylvania Law School researches, writes and teaches about bankruptcy and corporate law. His publications include “Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America” and “Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From.”