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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

Audio: What New Leadership in China Will Bring

November 12, 2012

Jacques deLisle of the Law School discusses the future of China and its new leadership.

Article Source: WHYY

PhillyDeals: Is China Power Struggle Really That Scary?

November 11, 2012

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on the unrest in China.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194November 2, 2012

At the World Resources Forum in Beijing, Penn’s Iliana Sepúlveda Shares Lessons on Energy Subsides

PHILADELPHIA — To a room full of academics and Ph.D. students in the notoriously polluted city of Beijing, the University of Pennsylvania’s Iliana Sepúlveda presented ideas for increasing the use of energy-efficient technology that may one day help lessen the burden of fossil-fuel combustion in that city, as well as many others across the globe.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 1, 2012

Hailing a Rickshaw: Penn Summer Program Offers High School Students Lessons in World Languages and Cultures

A few years of French or Spanish may fulfill a foreign-language requirement to graduate from high school.  But in today’s global environment, some career-minded young people want to learn critical international languages that aren’t widely taught in high school.

Enter the STARTALK program at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Six Penn Students Receive U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarships

          PHILADELPHIA – Six University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer:

Philly Deals: Aging Population, Oil Prices Will Make China More Expensive

May 3, 2012

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School says, “Things are happening to drive up manufacturing costs in China.”

Article Source: Philly.com

For Chinese, Lessons in Philanthropy 101 at Penn

May 4, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles, Eileen Heisman and graduate Tianxue Qiu of the School of Social Policy and Practice discuss Chinese officials learning about philanthropy at Penn.

Article Source: Philly.com