Arts & Humanities

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194February 15, 2013

Penn’s Rebecca Stein Will Engage Online Economics Students in the ‘Active Sport’ of Learning

Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820February 12, 2013

Penn Glee Club: Still Singing After 151 Years

With its massive popularity among parents and adolescents alike, the Fox Network’s “Glee” certainly has staying power.  But, its longevity is no match for the University of Pennsylvania’s Glee Club

Revolution Through Communication

February 8, 2013

Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about “communicative revolution.”

Article Source: The Huffington Post

New Exhibit at Penn Museum Highlights Life in Ancient Roman Empire

February 10, 2013

Brian Rose and Julian Siggers of the Penn Museum are quoted about the new exhibit “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel.”

Article Source: CBS Local

Newly Unearthed Ancient Roman Mosaic on View at Penn Museum

February 7, 2013

Brian Rose of the Penn Museum comments on an exhibit that hosts a Roman mosaic from Lod, Israel.

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151February 8, 2013
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151January 25, 2013

At Penn, Making a Difference Through Art

Ken Lum thinks Philadelphia will be an inspiration for his work as an artist.

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Media Contact: | | January 25, 2013

Musical Performances Part of Penn’s MLK Observances

PHILADELPHIA -- Live musical performances are part of the University of Pennsylvania’s activities surrounding Martin Luther King Day.

From 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, Penn faculty, staff and students are invited to have dinner, participate in a discussion and listen to music that made history during “Liberating Music: the Parallels of Africa’s Freedom Music and U.S. Civil Rights Songs,” at the W.E.B. DuBois College House, 3900 Walnut St.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460January 24, 2013

Brookings Again Tops List in University of Pennsylvania’s Annual World Think Tank Rankings

PHILADELPHIA –- For the third consecutive time, the Brookings Institution has been ranked Think Tank of the Year in the University of Pennsylvania Global Go-To Think Tank Report. The Report, begun in 2006, ranks more than 6,500 institutions worldwide that help bridge the gap between knowledge and public policy. 

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820January 23, 2013

Penn’s Social Policy & Practice and African-American Resource Center to Host ‘Let’s Talk About Race’

PHILADELPHIA — The School of Social Policy & Practice and the African-American Resource Center at the University of Pennsylvania will host “Let’s Talk About Race” Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Claudia Cohen Hall Terrace Room.

“Let’s Talk About Race” is a frank, interactive discussion, offering people of all races, backgrounds and beliefs a way to foster communication and create understanding.  It is free and open to the public.