Engaging Globally

U.S. in the Hot Seat for Universal Periodic Review

September 30, 2010

Sarah Paoletti of the Law School comments on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s upcoming review of U.S. policy.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 October 1, 2010

Penn Announces Third Round of Green Fund Grants; Submission Deadline Is Oct. 29

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Green Fund will accept applications beginning Oct. 1 for a third round of grants to support green innovative ideas from students, faculty or staff designed to help Penn meet its sustainability goals.

Global Focus Draws Students to Europe for Business

September 26, 2010

Dean Thomas Robertson of the Wharton School comments on efforts to create a strong international education alliance with universities overseas.

‘Computer Compatriots’

China and Taiwan have solid and growing economic links, according to marketing professor Z. John Zhang, but the future of any political integration “is anyone’s guess.” (Knowledge@Wharton)

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 22, 2010

Penn Vet Announces $100,000 Winners of 2010 World Leadership Award and Student Inspiration Awards

PHILADELPHIA –- Mo Salman, professor of animal population health at Colorado State University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award, given annually by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine to a veterinarian who has dramatically changed the practice of the profession and influenced the lives of others.

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