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Media Contact:Amy Montgomery | amylmo@upenn.edu | 215-573-8386October 7, 2010

Penn Institute for Urban Research Signs Partnership Agreement With UN-Habitat’s World Urban Campaign

Today, Dr. Eugénie Birch, co-director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research (IUR), signed a partnership agreement with UN-HABITAT, the UN agency that focuses on urban affairs.  The agreement certified the role that the University of Pennsylvania and  Penn IUR will play in the World Urban Campaign, which aims to unite the public and private sectors together with civil society, to elevate sustainable urbanization to the top of the agenda for governments around the world.

Inflation: The Great New Divide

July 29, 2010

Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School is cited for research on land-price inflation in Beijing.

Article Source: BusinessWeek
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 26, 2010

Penn GSE Launches U.S.-China Future Leaders Program

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education-International is partnering with Beijing University and East China Normal University to create the U.S.-China Future Leaders Program to develop close relationships among young leaders and improve mutual understanding and respect.


Twenty students from universities in the U.S. and China are participating in this two-month program.  For one month the students will live in China and for one month they will live in the U.S.

Aged 9,000 Years, Ancient Beer Finally Hits Stores

July 20, 2010

Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences uses historical evidence to resurrect ancient brews.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | 215-898-4045 | pkosty@upenn.eduJuly 16, 2010

East Coast Exclusive from China: "Secrets of the Silk Road"

With graceful eyelashes, long flaxen hair and serene expression, the "Beauty of Xiaohe" seems to have just softly fallen to sleep-yet she last closed her eyes nearly 4,000 years ago.  She was found, and excavated, in 2003, one of hundreds of spectacularly preserved mummies buried in the harsh desert sands of the vast Tarim Basin, in the Far Western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 14, 2010

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Launches Penn-China Civil Society Initiative

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has launched the Penn-China Civil Society Initiative, a program to assist the budding non-governmental sector in China.

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798June 7, 2010

Annenberg Faculty to Help Launch Health Communication Program at Chinese University

PHILADELPHIA (June 7, 2010) – Renmin University in Beijing will begin a health communication program with help from faculty and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.

Penn Finds Friends in China's Education

May 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Wharton School’s mission in conjunction with the economy and Penn’s goals of sustainability.

Article Source: China Daily
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 21, 2010

University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University Physicists Describe the Melting of Colloidal Crystal Films

PHILADELPHIA –- Physicists from the University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have reported an elegant experimental study of the melting behaviors of thin crystalline films, uncovering a variety of interesting differences between thick films of greater than four layers and thinner or single-layer films.

Penn Student Working to Help Quake-Ravaged China

May 10, 2010

Meg Ferrigno of the Urban Nutrition Initiative at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships is featured for her educational outreach work in China.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer