Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School discusses the euro zone crisis.
PHILADELPHIA —About three-quarters of Americans have Internet access in their homes, and most of them have Facebook accounts. With new social networks and content platforms popping into and out of existence at a dizzying pace, traversing this landscape is not about mastering technology as much as it learning how to adapt messages to increasingly diverse media.
PHILADELPHIA -- Three first-year graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania’s Master’s of Environmental Studies program are in Rio de Janeiro today in advance of the Rio+20 conference, where they will make a presentation on the role of higher educational institutions in sustainable development.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education hosted 15 leaders from more than nine African countries for a conversation on public deliberation in the United States and how it can apply to communities in Africa.
The leaders came to learn more about U.S. organizations that increase civic engagement and citizen participation in democratic governance.
The success stories of immigrants coming to America are legion.
William Morris of the famed William Morris talent agency (now WME) came to America from Germany. Newspaper editor Joseph Pulitzer of Pulitzer Prize fame hailed from Hungary. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Austria.
PHILADELPHIA -- Visiting music meccas around the world is as close as that radio dial with the “Sense of Place” series on WXPN- FM’s “World Cafe.”
“Music is what brings a city’s culture to life, and “Sense of Place” allows us to showcase each city’s unique personality from the point of view of those who live and breathe its music scene” says host David Dye said.
Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of the Arts and Sciences comments on the Muslim Brotherhood.