Engaging Globally

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Media Contact: | | March 14, 2011

Message About the Devastation in Japan

Message from the President:

The Penn community is tremendously grateful that all students, faculty and staff who were in Japan during the earthquake and tsunami are reported to be safe, uninjured and making their way back to campus. Now, our attention must turn to how we can help the Japanese people recover from this tragic event.

Striking Distance

March 9, 2011

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on whether Egyptians want to invade Libya.

Article Source: New Republic

Comcast Should Add Al-Jazeera English

March 6, 2011

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication argues for al-Jazeera to be added to the Comcast schedule.

Article Source: Philly.com

Is Egypt’s Military Turning Against the Revolution?

March 1, 2011

Grad student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the current political climate in Egypt.

Article Source: Atlantic

‘Sound of Culture’

Studying sound systems in Brazil, music grad student Darien Lamen learned "that music creates...unexpected connections across cultural and linguistic boundaries.” (SAS Frontiers)

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798February 22, 2011

Penn’s Annenberg School to Assist in Developing News Media Infrastructure in Afghanistan

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is involved with an effort to build a more robust media system in war-torn Afghanistan.

Another Stop on a Long, Improbable Journey

February 20, 2011

Artifacts from the “Secrets of the Silk Road” are exhibited at Penn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times

Yuan Appreciation Won’t Help Solve US Problems

February 15, 2011

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School comments on U.S. economic troubles.

Article Source: China Daily (Beijing)

Artifacts Will Be on View at ‘Silk Road’ Exhibit

February 11, 2011

An exhibition of ancient Chinese artifacts will go forward at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, after all.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074February 11, 2011