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Media Contact: | | December 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
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 20, 2013

Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 17, 2013

Penn Researcher Explores the World of the Sex Trade

While some Ivy League professors are clean-cut academics who wear suits with bowties and carry stacks of books from the library, others shatter that image. 

Instead, some wear jeans and explore very dark, far-away places.  One of those researchers studies the underworld of the sex trade -- not just in Philadelphia but also in New York City and in India.

The Fear of the Foreign

December 12, 2012

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about India’s lack of trust in its own institutions.

Article Source: Business Standard

Our Language in Your Hands

December 3, 2012

Ph.D. student Miranda Weinberg from the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about language and education in Nepal.

Article Source: BBC