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Video: Mask and Wig Club

March 2, 2011

The oldest all-male collegiate musical comedy group founded at Penn is spotlighted for its spring performance.

Article Source: KYW-TV (Philadelphia)

Following Controversy, Mummies at Penn Museum Remain Objects of Mystery

March 2, 2011

Penn Museum’s exhibit, “Secrets of the Silk Road,” is featured.

Article Source: Washington Post

Genome Data Can Help Dissolve Racial Barriers, Scientists Say

February 23, 2011

Pamela Sankar of the School of Medicine and Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comment on human genome data.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: HBO’s ‘Thurgood’ Is an Exceptional Look at Race and the Law

February 18, 2011

The Annenberg Institute for Civics is cited for helping produce a commercial film made by HBO.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

How to Fight a Bogus Bill

February 19, 2011

Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on electronic health records.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Another Stop on a Long, Improbable Journey

February 20, 2011

Artifacts from the “Secrets of the Silk Road” are exhibited at Penn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times

Lucas, Burns, Souter Among Those Named To New Commissions on the Liberal Arts

February 17, 2011

President Amy Gutmann is named to a new national commission on the humanities and social sciences.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 February 17, 2011

Penn’s Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named to Commission on Humanities and Social Sciences

PHILADELPHIA -– University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, professor of communications and director of Penn’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, have been named to a new national commission to bolster teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences.

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February 16, 2011

The “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit at Penn Museum is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Artifacts Will Be on View at ‘Silk Road’ Exhibit

February 11, 2011

An exhibition of ancient Chinese artifacts will go forward at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, after all.

Article Source: New York Times