PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $366,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support the Center for the Advanced Study of India, CASI, which will conduct empirically based case studies of diaspora/home country interactions.
Media Contact:Jordan Reese | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-573-6604March 20, 2008
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.”
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | email@example.com | 215-898-4820February 25, 2008
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.