Arts & Humanities


Why the Disciplines Still Matter

May 27, 2014

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about the importance of maintaining disciplines in academia.

Alt-music Public Radio Forming Web Network

May 20, 2014

Roger LaMay of WXPN is spotlighted for the public radio station’s efforts to share videos via Web network.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Penn ‘Writers House’ Building Recording Studio for Treasure Trove of Spoken Poetry

May 19, 2014

Kelly Writers’ Houses’ Al Filreis says, “Audio distraction – it’s surprising how much of a difference in the listening experience there is.”

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151May 21, 2014

New Graduate Reflects on Academics and Advocacy at Penn

May graduate Tania Chairez never planned to become an activist, but soon after she arrived at the University of Pennsylvania as a freshman, she found a new calling. Chairez became an advocate for undocumented residents of the United States.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194May 21, 2014

Audio/Video: Animating Ghostly Landscape Along Philly Rail Corridor With Lustrous Color

May 16, 2014

Randall Mason of the School of Design is interviewed in a video about the Philadelphia Mural Arts program.

Mary Frances Berry Honored by the Organization of American Historians

May 13, 2014

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for receiving the 2014 Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award from the Organization of American Historians.

Barbara Walters Retiring After More Than 50 Years of Smashing Glass Ceilings

May 9, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the career of Barbara Walters.

Article Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460May 12, 2014

More Parents Want to Work Outside the Home. Here’s How the U.S. Can Help Them.

May 9, 2014

Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for collaborative research about mothers in the workforce.

Article Source: Huffington Post