Arts & Humanities

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Global Search for Prizewinner Yields a Young Phila. Artist

October 23, 2009
Ingrid Schaffner of the Institute for Contemporary Art judges an international art competition.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Museum Show Casts New Light on Ancient Iraq

October 23, 2009
The Penn Museum exhibit "Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery” is featured.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

More Than Appearances

October 22, 2009
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a piece on Morehouse College’s new dress code.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Area Student Wins Prize for Young Heroes

October 22, 2009
Jonathan Leung, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, wins the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work with Helping Hunger.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

New Teachers Get Wise Support

October 20, 2009
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses teacher training.
Article Source: Kansas City Star

Field Study: Just How Relevant Is Political Science?

October 19, 2009
Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the field of political science.
Article Source: New York Times

Education Expert Touts a Three-Year Degree

October 6, 2009
Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education participates in a Q&A on a potential three-year degree program.
Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Radio: “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”

October 5, 2009
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, "The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual -- And the Modern Home Began."
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Radio: “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane”

September 30, 2009
Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on the unveiling of the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, in University City.
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Video: Homeless Addicts: Next Door, Worlds Away

September 28, 2009
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine discusses his research with homeless addicts.
Article Source: Futrity.org