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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 21, 2015

Penn’s Lorene Cary Announces Safe Kids Stories Initiative

Lorene Cary, a senior lecturer in the English Department in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, is leading a new initiative called Safe Kids Stories, a website and social movement designed to promote Philadelphia programs that create safe havens for children and youth.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 21, 2015

Seeing The World Through New Penn Summer Abroad Programs

Students at the University of Pennsylvania can study in Cuba thanks to a Penn Summer Abroad program in Havana.

Word Choice on Twitter Measures a Community’s Vital Signs

January 20, 2015

Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about researching how emotional

Women Deterred From Many Fields by Stereotypes of ‘Brilliance’

January 15, 2015

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “Women tend to think they have to be the next Einstein before t

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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 | 215-898-1422February 3, 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 design development 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.