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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460July 11, 2014

As a New York Attorney General’s Office Intern, Penn’s Iris Zhang Is Facing Her Fears

University of Pennsylvania student Iris Zhang calls the study of math her “deepest, darkest fear.” But this summer, she’s not only facing it, she’s conquering it. Zhang is working in Manhattan as an economics and statistics intern at the Civil Rights Bureau of the New York Attorney General’s Office.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 7, 2014

UTRC Gift Establishes Robotics Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania

United Technologies Research Center, the research and innovation arm of United Technologies Corp., has given $250,000 gift to the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science to establish a fellowship in robotics.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151June 23, 2014

Penn Student Learns About Intercultural Communications Through Study Abroad

For Ingred Prince, a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania, some of her most enriching experiences have occurred through opportunities to study and explore abroad.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 8, 2014

Seven Penn Students Receive 2014 State Department Critical Language Scholarships

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Seven University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded United States Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer.

Seven University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded United States Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 22, 2014

Penn Senior Alice Xie to Give Emerging Scholar Talk on China’s Economic Growth

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Alice Xie, a University of Pennsylvania senior, will deliver the Communication Within the Curriculum Emerging Scholar Talk on April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Stiteler Hall Room B26, 208 S. 37th St.

Alice Xie, a University of Pennsylvania senior, will deliver the Communication Within the Curriculum Emerging Scholar Talk on April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Stiteler Hall Room B26, 208 S. 37th St.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 25, 2013

Penn Alumna Meghan Hussey Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Meghan Hussey, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 2, 2013

Penn’s Paul Goldin Named Fall '13 Institute for Advanced Study Fellow

Paul Goldin, professor of Chinese thought in the East Asian Languages and Civilization Department of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Study<

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151June 20, 2013

Getting a Well-Rounded Education at Penn

What Xiaotong Chen describes as a case of “culture shock” at her first campus social event, became the motivation for her to immerse herself in campus activities and experience all that the University of Pennsylvania has to offer.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 20, 2013

Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 18, 2013

Annenberg, SAS Professor Examines Effects of Digital Media on Social Movements in China

Guobin Yang has an unquenchable interest in the effect of digital media on society and social movements.  China, Yang’s homeland, has been quick to pull the censorship trigger on media of all sorts that report events the government construes