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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 31, 2010

Penn’s Kelly Writers House Announces Spring 2011 Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Three acclaimed writers have been tapped to serve as Spring 2011 Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House.

Novelist and non-fiction writer Susan Cheever will visit Penn’s campus Feb. 14-15, playwright Edward Albee March 21-22 and poetry critic Marjorie Perloff April 25-26 for evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers and aspiring writers and writer-critics.

Making a Dorm Room One's Own

August 27, 2010

Student Nick Rapport of the School of Arts and Sciences and Patricia Williams, house dean at W.E.B. Du Bois College House, discuss dorm-room décor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lingua Latina Introitum in Vnivers. Harvard. Faciliorem Reddit

August 24, 2010

Joseph Farrell of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses says Latin speakers have an upper hand in higher education.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

No Race Talk for a Month

August 23, 2010

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences authors a blog entry on race-fueled politics.

Scaly Skin Linked With Depression

August 23, 2010

Researchers at the School of Medicine are cited for their studies of psoriasis and depression.

Article Source: Thaindian News (Thailand)

Audio: Prof. Gets On Planes And Into Conversations About Race

August 13, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses her research on African-American history and higher education.

A Museum Show as a TV Contest Prize

August 18, 2010

School of Design alum Abdi Farah wins Bravo’s 'The Next Great Artist,' securing an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045 August 19, 2010

Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania Invites the Community to Sign the "Treaty of Renewed Friendship"

Long before the first Swedish settlers, before William Penn’s arrival, before there was a Declaration of Independence and then a United States of America, the Lenape people lived and thrived in Philadelphia and a wide region that included what is now eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and southern New York.  The history and culture of the Lenape Indians is an integral part of this region.
 

King Tut's Chariots Marvels of Engineering

August 3, 2010

David Silverman of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum discusses the engineering of King Tut’s chariot.

Article Source: Discovery

Did King Tut Break His Leg on a Joy Ride? His Chariot Now in New York.

August 3, 2010

David Silverman of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum comments on an exhibit featuring King Tut’s chariot.

Article Source: Christian Science Monitor