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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

Chinese Philanthropy and a Child’s Death in Philadelphia

April 30, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for discussing Chinese philanthropy and a child-welfare case in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philly.com

Will China’s Real Estate Bubble Burst?

April 24, 2012

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on real estate and the economy in China.

Article Source: CNN Money

Chinese Surprised by U.S. Charities’ Lack of State Control

April 18, 2012

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on meeting with delegates from China about U.S. charities.

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Stay Awake, Comrades

April 15, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his views on the Chinese Army’s anti-sleep pill.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Foreign Retailers Rush to Adapt to Chinese Marketplace

March 12, 2012

Edwin Keh of the Wharton School is interviewed about China’s retail industry.

Article Source: Shanghai Daily

Medical Community Disturbed by China’s Organ Centers

March 6, 2012

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a report of an organ-harvesting facility in China.

Article Source: Epoch Times (Australia)

5 Things I Learned in China

October 20, 2011

I have just returned from the China Annual Conference for International Education 2011, organized by the China Education Association for International Exchange in Beijing. There were hundreds of participants, including educational leaders and other professionals working in the field of education from all parts of China and many other nations.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report