Mexico

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 9, 2014

Penn’s 2015-16 Theme Year is Discovery with Penn Reading Project: The Big Sea

University of Pennsylvania Provost Vincent Price, Vice Provost for Education Andrew Binns, the Council of Undergraduate Deans and the Office of New Student Orientation and Academic Initiatives today announced that the 2015-16 academic theme will be the Year of Discovery and that The Big Sea by Langston Hughes will be the Penn Reading Project.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 4, 2014

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher of Penn Receives 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award

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Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, from the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education has earned the Comparative and International Education Society’s 2014 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award for "Refugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion." Created in 2010, the Jackie Kirk award is an annual honor that recognizes a book that mirrors its namesake’s primary concerns of gender and education and education in areas of conflict.

Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher, associate director of the International Educational Development Program at the Graduate School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania, has earned the Comparative and International Education

Entrevista Adam Goodman

September 20, 2013

Graduate student Adam Goodman of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about migration, deportation and if the “American dream” is still attainable for Mexicans.

Article Source: Canal 22 (Mexico)

Audio: A Mexican Town Tries Out Its Own Currency

July 3, 2012

Andrew Lamas of the School of Social Policy and Practice and the School of Arts and Sciences joins a discussion about alternative currencies.

Article Source: Marketplace

Mexican Firm Sticks by ‘Bimbo’ Bread Name

October 17, 2010

Leonard Lodish of the Wharton School comments on the name of a bread produced in Mexico.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jacqueline Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 11, 2010

Nine Penn Students and Five Alumni Awarded Fulbright International Exchange Educational Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students and five Penn alumni have been awarded scholarships to participate in Fulbright international educational exchange program.  More than 1,500 U.S. citizens will travel abroad for one year of foreign study in one of 155 foreign countries, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Immigration Reform and the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

Expert:
    Dr. Margaret Dorsey
    Visiting Scholar, Anthropology
    University of Pennsylvania

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