Arts & Humanities


Colleges Are Producing New Style of AIDS Activist

November 30, 2010

Luke Messac, a student in the School of Medicine, is among those protesting the Obama administration’s lack of funding to fight AIDS.

Article Source: New York Times

Lousy Care in Prison Threatens to Undermine Recent Wins Against AIDS

December 1, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine explains why society should care about prisoners with AIDS.

Article Source: MSNBC

‘Going Home to Glory’: Portrait of a General, President, and Grandfather

December 2, 2010

David Eisenhower of the Annenberg School for Communication is featured for his new book about his presidential grandfather.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Master’s in English: Will Mow Lawns

November 28, 2010

Peter Conn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the lackluster placement data for graduate-school programs.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460November 22, 2010

Two From Penn Win Marshall Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA – Two University of Pennsylvania seniors, Kristin Hall and GJ Melendez-Torres, have won Marshall Scholarships.

Immigration Profiling Issues

November 22, 2010

David Rudovsky of the Law School comments on racial profiling.

Article Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PhillyDeals: Conservatives Criticize Fed's Bid to Fight Unemployment

November 18, 2010

David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on a study conducted on the Philadelphia Free Library system.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422November 11, 2010

Joseph Turow of Penn’s Annenberg School Selected as a National Communication Distinguished Scholar


PHILADELPHIA –- Joseph Turow, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, has been named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Communication Association.

Created in 1991, the Distinguished Scholar award recognizes a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Turow, whose research focuses on media systems, privacy, targeted marketing and media and social segmentation, will receive his award during the NCA annual convention, Nov. 14-17, in San Francisco.

Penn Museum Sweeps ici Mobile App Award Competition

November 3, 2010

A mobile app that supports arts and culture, which was developed by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, wins an award valued at $50,000.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

New Meaning of Dream College

November 2, 2010

Freshman Aliyyah Camp of the School of Arts and Sciences blogs about her experiences being a Penn student.

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