PHILADELPHIA –- Lorene Cary, who teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss and sign copies of her book, "Free! Great Escapes from Slavery on the Underground Railroad," at a special Penn Bookstore program for young adult readers on Monday, July 11, at 5 p.m. The bookstore is at 36th and Walnut streets on the Penn campus.
Arts & Humanities
PHILADELPHIA — Katherina Rosqueta, the founding executive director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, will be one of 25 to receive a 2011 Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine Brava! Women Business Achievement Award on Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m. at The Merion, 1301 Rt. 130 S., Cinnaminson, N.J.
Media Contact:Bethany Hawkins | firstname.lastname@example.org | 615-320-3203July 7, 2011
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania exhibit "Wharton Esherick and the Birth of the American Modern" has won an award of merit from the American Association for State and Local History. Wharton Esherick and his circle of artistic friends shaped the definition of American modernism.
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | email@example.com | 215-898-4820August 10, 2011
PHILADELPHIA — “An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 13.
An exploration of history through art, the traveling exhibition from Tuscaloosa, Ala., consists of paintings that chronicle the American experience from 1799 to 1971 in portraits, genre, still life and landscapes.
Janet Monge of Penn Museum is interviewed about the Morton Collection of human skulls.
The Philadelphia Inquirer also featured a video prepared by the Office of University Communications.