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
Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on the unrest in China.
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.
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.
Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School says, “Things are happening to drive up manufacturing costs in China.”
Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice is highlighted for discussing Chinese philanthropy and a child-welfare case in Philadelphia.