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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 20, 2013

Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.

Mr. & Mrs. Architect

June 16, 2013

Marion Weiss of the School of Design is featured as a part of an architect-couple. PennDesign alumnus is Denise Scott Brown is also highlighted.

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For Its Latest Beer, a Craft Brewer Choose an Unlikely Pairing: Archaeology

June 17, 2013

Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum says, “Of different people who do fermented beverages, microbrewers are the most willing to experiment.”

Article Source: New York Times

For Its Latest Beer, a Craft Brewer Choose an Unlikely Pairing: Archaeology

June 17, 2013

Patrick McGovern of the Penn Museum says, “Of different people who do fermented beverages, microbrewers are the most willing to experiment.”

Article Source: New York Times

Inside the Printing Studio Where Obsolete Tech Will Never Die

June 15, 2013

Matt Neff keeps the printing press alive at Penn's Common Press in the School of Design.

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Judged by Unfair Standards?

June 14, 2013

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Samer Shehata being denied tenure at Georgetown University.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

We Want You: Propaganda Posters

June 13, 2013

Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses curating a new exhibit at the Penn Museum called “Black Bodies in Propaganda.”

Article Source: Philly.com

Getting China’s Tower of Babel on Record

June 13, 2013

Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about linguists attempting to record all of China’s languages and dialects.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Fancy Real-Estate Listing, Fancier Verbiage

June 6, 2013

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the writing style used to describe pricier homes.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

An Old Staple of Black Culture Now Adds to a New Restaurant’s Décor

June 5, 2013

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the influence of Jet Magazine on the black community.

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