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Audio: Bridging a New Kind of Divide With Free Online Courses

December 17, 2012

Peter Struck of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about meeting with an autistic student who takes Penn Coursera courses.

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The Ugly Truth

December 9, 2012

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication pens an op-ed about the power of controversial and explicit image of death, pending death and violence.

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Free Verses

December 10, 2012

Al Filreis of the

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Coursera Revolutionizes Education

December 10, 2012

Al Filreis of the Kelly Writers House is interviewed about offering his poetry classes via Coursera, a free online learning platform consisting of 33 top U.S. universities, including Penn.

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Penn President Amy Gutmann discusses “The Spirit of Compromise”

December 10, 2012

Amy Gutmann talks to Book TV about her latest book, “The Spirit of Compromise,” and her role as president of the University, as a part of Book TV’s College Series.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 6, 2012

Donors Can Make a Bigger Difference With Holiday-Giving Tips From Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy

PHILADELPHIA — The holiday season sparks the spirit of giving and to help donors who are looking to make a difference for others through charitable contributions, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released a free, online toolkit outlining the most effective opportunities.

Penn’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Turns 125 Today

December 6, 2012

Penn Museum is featured for its 125th anniversary celebration.

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A Museum Full of Antiquities Embraces Modernity

December 4, 2012

Julian Siggers of the Penn Museum is quoted about reaching a broader audience.

Article Source: New York Times

‘La vida ingeniosa y creativa de Junot Díaz’

November 29, 2012

A Penn Humanities Forum event, featuring author Junot Díaz, held at the Penn Museum is spotlighted.

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Galleries: Penn Brings Its Photo Collection Out Into the Light

December 2, 2012

Arthur Ross Gallery’s “9 Perspectives” exhibit is highlighted.

Article Source: Philly.com