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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

India’s New Politics

April 25, 2014

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about inheriting political power.

Article Source: Financial Times
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Media Contact: | | February 17, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Student Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania senior Sonya Davey has been awarded a 2014 Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 10, 2014

Penn Performers Celebrate Culture Through South Asian Dancing With a Twist

Penn Dhamaka’s energetic, arm-pumping, feet-shuffling, body-twisting dance routines are inspired by traditional South Asian dance, but the all-male troupe’s flair is all their own.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 10, 2013

Penn Center for Advanced Study of India Announces New Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship

The Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania has announced a new fellowship that will enable recent Penn graduates to conduct independent research for nine months or more in India.

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658November 11, 2013

Multidisciplinary Examination of Innovation in India Is Focus of Penn Bi-Coastal Conference

Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.

Devesh Kapur & Arvind Subramanian: Rebuilding the Indian State

September 6, 2013

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an article about economic growth and inclusion for India.

Article Source: Business Standard

We Can All Be Leaders, University of Pennsylvania Professor Says

July 22, 2013

Dwight Jaggard of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses what it takes to be an effective leader.

Article Source: The Times of India
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 17, 2013

Penn’s Thomas 'Put a Face' in Front of Legislators Deciding Federal Financial Aid

(This is the first in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services.)

The Wrongs of Rights

July 7, 2013

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his perspective on the political landscape in India.

Article Source: Business Standard