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

Students from Top US B-schools Coming to India to Learn about Economy, Business and Markets

November 21, 2012

Harbir Singh of the Wharton School comments on the benefits of students traveling abroad.

Article Source: The Ecoomic Times

India, Theory and Practice

October 12, 2012

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the 20th anniversary of Penn’s Center for the Advanced Study of India.

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Penn’s Center for the Advanced Study of India Marks 20 Years

September 27, 2012

Francine Frankel, Devesh Kapur and Juliana Di Giustini of the School of Arts and Sciences are quoted in a feature about CASI.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 10, 2012

Devesh Kapur: The Honourable Men

August 13, 2012

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about India’s economy and government.

Article Source: Business Standard
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 1, 2012

Hailing a Rickshaw: Penn Summer Program Offers High School Students Lessons in World Languages and Cultures

A few years of French or Spanish may fulfill a foreign-language requirement to graduate from high school.  But in today’s global environment, some career-minded young people want to learn critical international languages that aren’t widely taught in high school.

Enter the STARTALK program at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 7, 2012

Penn Collaborative Study Explores Indian-American Entrepreneurship

The success stories of immigrants coming to America are legion.

William Morris of the famed William Morris talent agency (now WME) came to America from Germany.  Newspaper editor Joseph Pulitzer of Pulitzer Prize fame hailed from Hungary.  Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Austria. 

Devesh Kapur: And Now, (Modestly) Good News

April 9, 2012

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts about the less-violent climate in India.

Article Source: Business Standard