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Constance Clayton Still a Philadelphia Force – in Art

March 9, 2015

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for helping curate the “Represent: 200 Years of

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS

March 8, 2015

Katharyn Hanson of the Museum comments on antiquities in Iraq and Syria damaged by extremist group ISIS.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 4, 2015

Consumed by Love of Cooking, Penn Senior Is a Student by Day, Chef at Night

From interning in a kitchen breaking down hundreds of lobsters to hunting truffles in Italy to hosting random four course dinner parties, Amanda Shulman lives to cook. The University of Pennsylvania senior has completed the first level of basic cuisine from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and is as likely to fall asleep reading a cookbook as she is reading a textbook studying for class.

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | sabrady@upenn.edu | March 2, 2015

Modern Japanese Prints at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

April 10 – June 21, 2015

The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania presents A Sense of Place: Modern Japanese Prints, an exhibition, that brings together Japanese prints addressing the idea of place and landscape in the modern era on view to the public until June 21, 2015.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 27, 2015

Learning to Lead at Penn

Beginning in her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, Dandi Zhu figured that being successful could only be helped by being around other women who wanted, as she did, to be leaders.

That’s what drew her to Ware College House’s Women in Leadership residential program.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 26, 2015

Helping Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Penn Students Stay True to Who They Are

University of Pennsylvania junior Roderick Cook believes that it’s important for those in positions of privilege and power to redistribute resources to help marginalized communities in Philadelphia and beyond.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 26, 2015

Arabic Language Immersion Preps Penn Senior for Government Service Career

Blake Harwood first developed a passion to learn languages in high school as a teenager in Highland Park, Ill. when she won a scholarship to study Arabic in Cairo for six weeks in a foreign exchange student program.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 26, 2015

Penn Abroad in Tanzania Is Educational, Enlightening and Thrilling

Waking up and seeing a two-ton elephant nearby sounds like it could be a scene from a movie, but that’s exactly what University of Pennsylvania student Hannah Watene experienced while studying abroad in Tanzania.

Me, Myself, and Authenticity

February 25, 2015

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the rise of pronouns such as “I” and “we.”

Article Source: The Atlantic
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 23, 2015

Sharing Personal Stories of Penn’s Morris Arboretum

The history of the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum has been chronicled in written stories over the years, but now an audio history series offers an insider’s view from people with strong ties to the organization from the early days to the present.