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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151March 16, 2015

Founders of Russian Art Collective Pussy Riot to Speak at Penn

WHO:            Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, Russian conceptual artists and founding members of the art collective Pussy Riot

WHAT:          “A Conversation With Pussy Riot”

Audio: With City in Flux, Public Art Project Seeks New Ideas for New Philly Monument

March 12, 2015

Penn is mentioned as a partner for the “Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia” project.

Ghosts on Penn’s Campus? What Do Penn Officials Have to Say?

March 10, 2015

Justin McDaniel and other members of the Penn Ghost Project share their thoughts about creating an online ghost story a

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Historic South Philly Church Finds Salvation in Group Effort

March 9, 2015

Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design talks about his involvement with helping save Philadelphia’s 19th 

Constance Clayton Still a Philadelphia Force – in Art

March 9, 2015

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for helping curate the “Represent: 200 Years of

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS

March 8, 2015

Katharyn Hanson of the Museum comments on antiquities in Iraq and Syria damaged by extremist group ISIS.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460April 1, 2015

Consumed by Love of Cooking, Penn Senior Is a Student by Day, Chef at Night

From interning in a kitchen breaking down hundreds of lobsters to hunting truffles in Italy to hosting random four course dinner parties, Amanda Shulman lives to cook. The University of Pennsylvania senior has completed the first level of basic cuisine from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and is as likely to fall asleep reading a cookbook as she is reading a textbook studying for class.

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | | April 8, 2015

Modern Japanese Prints at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

April 10 – June 21, 2015

The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania presents A Sense of Place: Modern Japanese Prints, an exhibition, that brings together Japanese prints addressing the idea of place and landscape in the modern era on view to the public until June 21, 2015.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151February 27, 2015

Learning to Lead at Penn

Beginning in her freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, Dandi Zhu figured that being successful could only be helped by being around other women who wanted, as she did, to be leaders.

That’s what drew her to Ware College House’s Women in Leadership residential program.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460February 26, 2015

Helping Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Penn Students Stay True to Who They Are

University of Pennsylvania junior Roderick Cook believes that it’s important for those in positions of privilege and power to redistribute resources to help marginalized communities in Philadelphia and beyond.