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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 13, 2012

Penn Researcher Explores Volunteering in India

PHILADELPHIA – Femida Handy, a professor at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is one of four authors of a new book, From Seva to Cyberspace: The Many Faces of Volunteering in India, which traces the origins of seva, direct service to

Study Links Polls to Slump in Real Estate Business

February 6, 2012

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study on election funding and cement consumption in India.

Article Source: Times of India

10 Questions for the Dean of Admissions of the University of Pennsylvania

January 4, 2012

Dean Eric Furda and Patrick Bredehoft of Admissions are featured about the undergraduate admissions process, especially as it applies to students from India.

Article Source: New York Times

Squeezed Out in India, Students Turn to U.S.

October 13, 2011

Moulshri Mohan was an excellent student at one of the top private high schools in New Delhi. When she applied to colleges, she received scholarship offers of $20,000 from Dartmouth and $15,000 from Smith. Her pile of acceptance letters would have made any ambitious teenager smile: Cornell, Bryn Mawr, Duke, Wesleyan, Barnard and the University of Virginia.

Article Source: New York Times

‘Indian Managers Are More Adaptable in Nature’

October 12, 2011

Harbir Singh of the Wharton School is interviewed.

Article Source: Times of India

Video: Indian Surrogacy Helps Lift Some Poor, but Raises Ethical Issues

August 5, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on ethical issues that can arise from surrogacy.

Article Source: PBS Newshour

Reporter's Notebook: India's New Baby Boom

August 4, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses surrogacy practices in India.

Article Source: PBS NewsHour
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 10, 2011

Penn Grad Student Utpal Sandesara to Give Talk at Penn Bookstore on 1979 Machhu Dam Disaster in India

PHILADELPHIA – Utpal Sandesara, who is pursuing a medical degree and doctorate in social anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, will present archival research and first-hand accounts of India’s 1979 Machhu Dam disaster at the Penn Bookstore at 36th and Walnut streets Friday, June 17, at 5 p.m.

Sandesara, the son of a Machhu flood survivor, is co-author of "No One Had a Tongue to Speak: The Untold Story of One of History's Deadliest Floods."  

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Media Contact: | | July 25, 2011

Penn Professors Study Poverty Alleviation Through Sustainable Community-Based Enterprises in India

PHILADELPHIA — Research from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania indicates that community-based enterprise models can be effective in alleviating poverty, despite changing political and economic climates.

The Search for a World-Class M.B.A.

April 1, 2011

Vice Dean Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School discusses innovation within academia and business-school curriculums.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report