Egypt

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 31, 2014

Socially Conscious Penn Senior Set to Begin ‘Impactful Career’

When Afnaan Moharram finishes her studies at the University of Pennsylvania in December, she wants to combine for-profit work with social change, and, if she can’t find a socially conscience business where she can do that, she wants to eventually start one.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 4, 2014

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher of Penn Receives 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award

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Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, from the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education has earned the Comparative and International Education Society’s 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award for "Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion." Created in 2010, the Jackie Kirk award is an annual honor that recognizes a book that mirrors its namesake’s primary concerns of gender and education and education in areas of conflict.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, associate director of the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania, has earned the Comparative and International Education

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 11, 2014

Expanding Horizons Through Arab Music at Penn

After hearing Arab music for the first time at a wedding a couple of years ago, University of Pennsylvania senior Idrees Syed was so enthralled with the sounds that he soon began taking drumming lessons in the Arab Music Ensemble percussion class at Penn.

“The sounds were just mesmerizing,” Syed says.

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Egypt and Terrorism

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