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

China: Serious Ethical Concerns on Chinese Organ Transplant Tourism

October 13, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the growth of “transplant tourism.”

New Safety Fears Emerge After Chinese Rail Crash

July 28, 2011

Vukan Vuchic of the School of Engineering and Applied Science comments on a Chinese railcrash and safety precautions.

Article Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Say Hello to Hi Panda

July 11, 2011

Keith Niedermeier of the Wharton School comments on the marketing of a Chinese apparel brand.

Article Source: China Daily

76ers Dancers Prepare for 11-Day Trip to China

June 7, 2011

Penn Museum docent Rebecca Fu helped two Philadelphia 76ers dancers practice signing their names in Chinese in preparation for their trip to China.

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University of Pennsylvania Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

May 26, 2011

President Amy Gutmann announces a partnership with Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Article Source: MSN
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Penn Announces Partnership With Chinese Academy of Sciences for Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping

BEIJING, CHINA –- In a ceremony today, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced a collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to develop a joint Center of Excellence in Brain Mapping for the purpose of collaborative research and education in neuroimaging.

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Media Contact:Jennifer Baldino Bonett | | 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)