Engaging Globally

Our Language in Your Hands

December 3, 2012

Ph.D. student Miranda Weinberg from the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about language and education in Nepal.

Article Source: BBC

Coursera Revolutionizes Education

December 10, 2012

Al Filreis of the Kelly Writers House is interviewed about offering his poetry classes via Coursera, a free online learning platform consisting of 33 top U.S. universities, including Penn.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 6, 2012

Donors Can Make a Bigger Difference With Holiday-Giving Tips From Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy

PHILADELPHIA — The holiday season sparks the spirit of giving and to help donors who are looking to make a difference for others through charitable contributions, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy has released a free, online toolkit outlining the most effective opportunities.

A Wife Accused of War Crimes: The Unprecedented Case of Simone Gbagbo

December 3, 2012

William Burke-White of the Law School writes about former first lady of Cote d’Ivoire as the first woman to be indicted by the International Criminal Court.

Article Source: The Atlantic

Why Won’t Morsi Back Down? Read his Resume.

November 30, 2012

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts about Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi’s political history.

Article Source: New Republic

Video: Austerity Won’t Get Spain Out of Problem

November 26, 2012

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School discusses Spain’s political and economic prospects.

Article Source: Business Week

Students from Top US B-schools Coming to India to Learn about Economy, Business and Markets

November 21, 2012

Harbir Singh of the Wharton School comments on the benefits of students traveling abroad.

Article Source: The Ecoomic Times

Shame on Anyone Who Ever Though Mohammad Morsi Was a Moderate

November 26, 2012

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his views on Mohammed Morsi.

Article Source: New Republic
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 19, 2012

University of Pennsylvania and U.S. State Department Convene European Think Tank Summit in Rome

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania and the U.S. State Department are hosting a summit for leaders of Europe’s top domestic and foreign policy think tanks.

Video: Debt: Taxing Problem for Europe & U.S.

November 19, 2012

Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School joins a discussion about how to handle Europe’s debt problem.

Article Source: CNBC