Engaging Globally

Korea’s Costly War on Conglomerates

October 10, 2012

Raphael Amit of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about South Korea’s economy and politics.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Mainframe vs. Personal Computer? Or Higher Education in the 21st Century

October 8, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her opinion about a discussion at the Salzburg Global Seminar.

Article Source: The Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 8, 2012

Penn Hosts First Ivy Plus STEM Symposium

This weekend, Penn hosted the first Ivy Plus Symposium and workshops for diverse scholars, a national conference designed to encourage exceptional undergraduate students to pursue advanced training in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 8, 2012

Penn Students Teach and Learn in Central America

Randall Tassone and Jean Lim have returned to campus after spending the summer enriching their lives as well as the lives of people in Nicaragua.

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Turkish Military Action Against Syria

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has both an on-campus ISDN line and an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability. 


Dr. Mehmet Darakcioglu

Middle East Center Associate Director

University of Pennsylvania