School of Arts & Sciences

Audio: Adolph Reed on Azealia Banks, Reparations and Pop Culture Idiocracy

January 15, 2015

Adolph Reed of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed.

Audio: From Marches to Movies, The ‘Selma’ Story Today

January 12, 2015

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the new film ‘Selma’ and how the civil rights movemen

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604January 16, 2015

Penn Research Shows Relationship Critical for How Cells Ingest Matter

To survive and fulfill their biological functions, cells need to take in material from their environment. In this process, proteins within the cell pull inward on its membrane, forming a pit that eventually encapsulates the material in a bubble called a vesicle.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 20, 2015

Penn Trustees Approve Design for Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics has received final design approval from the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 16, 2015

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Open Doors for Penn Students

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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.

Audio: Climate Change: Science, Politics and Public Opinion

January 14, 2015

Irina Marinov of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about climate change.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 15, 2015

December Penn Grad Forges U.S./Middle East Dialogue Via Dorm Room Diplomacy

A deal he struck with his parents has enabled recent University of Pennsylvania grad Zachary Levine to pursue his passion for conducting international relations on the Internet. Levine has spent the last three years as president of Dorm Room Diplomacy, a nonprofit that uses online videoconferences to foster mutual understanding between students in the West and Middle East.

53 Historians Weigh In on Barack Obama’s Legacy

January 11, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences contributes his thoughts on the legacy of President Obama.

Article Source: New York Magazine
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 14, 2015

Rosario Dawson Headlines MLK Lecture in Social Justice at Penn Jan. 20

On Jan. 20, the Center for Africana Studies presents the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice.

The Talking Cure

January 12, 2015

Mark Liberman and Annette Lareau of the School of Arts &

Article Source: New Yorker