Engaging Globally

International Students Get Crash Course in Phila. Culture

September 4, 2010

Rudolfo Altamirano of International Students and Scholar Services leads a course designed to introduce international students to American culture.

Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 3, 2010

Moonstruck Primates: Owl Monkeys Need Moonlight as Much as a Biological Clock for Nocturnal Activity

PHILADELPHIA –- An international collaboration led by a University of Pennsylvania anthropologist has shown that environmental factors, like temperature and light, play as much of a role in the activity of traditionally nocturnal monkeys as the circadian rhythm that regulates periods of sleep and wakefulness.

Audio: Do We Care About the President's Iraq Speech?

September 1, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses President Obama’s speech on the official end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq.

Philadelphia Builders Scrambling to Stay Busy

August 29, 2010

Vice President Anne Papageorge of Facilities and Real Estate Services discusses Penn’s upcoming projects, including Penn Park.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Laying a Liberal Arts Foundation, on Shaky Ground

September 1, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education comments on universities’ global campus development.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Chief Mentor: Jugaad on the Road to Success

August 31, 2010

Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh and Mike Useem of the Wharton School co-author an op-ed on “jugaad,” a term referring to innovation in India.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The Law, Not Ideology, Motivates Guantanamo Attorneys

August 31, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses Boumediene v. Bush, a Supreme Court case addressing prisoner jurisdiction.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact: | | August 25, 2010

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

 

 

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania

 

WHAT:            Move-in for Penn's Class of 2014

 

WHEN:            Sept. 2, 2010, 10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:            Hill College House

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 25, 2010

UMR Coalition Praises Recovery Act’s Investment Impact on Science, Innovation and Technology

PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.

The Value of Indian CSR

August 17, 2010

Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh and Mike Useem of the Wharton School author an op-ed on corporate social responsibility.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal