Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about India’s economy and government.
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.
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.
The rich culture, history, and intrigue of India take the spotlight at Penn Museum Saturday, March 24 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, with Hello India! This special celebration of the vibrant nation welcomes children and families for an afternoon of classical dance performances and workshops, lively music, spicy Indian food, and an assortment of arts and crafts activities for all ages. Hello India! is FREE with Museum admission ($10 general admission; $7, seniors and military; $6, children 6-17 and students with ID; free for children under 6).
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study on election funding and cement consumption in India.
Dean Eric Furda and Patrick Bredehoft of Admissions are featured about the undergraduate admissions process, especially as it applies to students from India.
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.