PHILADELPHIA -– The preservation of ancient Maya sites, efforts to sustain modern Maya cultural traditions and the need to conserve vanishing tropical forests and coastal environments are all are on the agenda April 11-13 when the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology collaborates with the Nature Conservancy to present its 26th annual Maya Weekend. This year’s theme is “The Future of the Maya World.”
PHILADELPHIA –- Lincoln Chen, a physician and former chair of the board of directors of CARE, the international relief organization will speak at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing on Feb. 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. on “China-India in Global Health: Re-emergence and Comparisons.”
Chen is president of the China Medical Board Inc., which was started in 1914 by John D. Rockefeller as an independent foundation to advance health in China and Asia by strengthening medical education, research and policies.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has been selected by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation as one of four sites to host the new Leonore Annenberg/Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program.
PHILADELPHIA University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann is among five university presidents and one former president sponsoring the Global Colloquium of University Presidents Nov. 28-29 at New York University.