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Arts & Humanities
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses stimulus funding and its effect on historically black colleges and universities.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses Michelle Obama’s campaign initiatives.
At Penn Institute for Urban Research Event, Museum Directors to Discuss Art Museums as Community Anchors
PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) will host a panel discussion with leaders from the country’s most prominent art museums at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Van Pelt Auditorium of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The event kicks off the two-day Penn IUR Roundtable on Anchor Institutions conference, which convenes leaders of institutions that function both as important physical presences in their cities and as a part of the economic lifeblood of their communities.
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the history of economics in the U.S.
WHAT: The 2010-11 Penn Reading Project at the University of Pennsylvania will examine the book “The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters” by Penn alumna Rose George.