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Media Contact:Jennifer Baldino Bonett | jbaldino@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-746-3562April 26, 2011

Penn Nursing Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Peking University’s Nursing School

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the School of Nursing at Peking University in Beijing have established a memorandum of understanding creating a formal research relationship between the schools. Peking University’s School of Nursing, with Guifang Guo as dean, is widely considered the premier nursing school in China.

Penn Nursing also has academic partnerships in Botswana and India.

Another Stop on a Long, Improbable Journey

February 20, 2011

Artifacts from the “Secrets of the Silk Road” are exhibited at Penn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times

Yuan Appreciation Won’t Help Solve US Problems

February 15, 2011

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School comments on U.S. economic troubles.

Article Source: China Daily (Beijing)

Artifacts Will Be on View at ‘Silk Road’ Exhibit

February 11, 2011

An exhibition of ancient Chinese artifacts will go forward at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, after all.

Article Source: New York Times

Best Buy’s Lesson From China: Cluttered Beats Curated

February 11, 2011

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on the methods of Chinese retailers.

Article Source: Fortune
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 10, 2011

”Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22. 

Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death.  It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.

China Runs Big Risks Coddling N. Korea

December 7, 2010

Jacques deLisle of the Law School comments on the relations between North Korea and China.

Article Source: American Chronicle

Oops, We've Given That Test Before

October 29, 2010

The Educational Testing Service is canceling all scores on the Graduate Record Examination from China this month because large portions of the test had been used in previous administrations of the exam. While testing companies periodically have to cancel scores when a testing center makes an error or gives an incorrect version of a test, making an error throughout China has major ramifications. About 24,000 test takers -- most of them likely applicants to graduate schools in the United States -- took the GRE this month in China.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

5 Takes on the U.S.-China Currency Tensions

October 27, 2010

Jacques deLisle of the Law School shares his perspective on the extent to which China’s currency revaluation will affect U.S. economic recovery.

Article Source: Atlantic

At U.S. Colleges, Chinese-Financed Centers Prompt Worries About Academic Freedom

October 17, 2010

Other U.S. colleges have resisted entering into such relationships. Among them, the University of Pennsylvania chose not to apply for a Confucius Institute, partly because it was uncomfortable with the Chinese government's involvement, says G. Cameron Hurst III, a former director of the university's Center for East Asian Studies.