Engaging Globally

Haitian Amputee Gets a New Arm

May 10, 2010

Samir Mehta of the School of Medicine discusses a Haiti earthquake victim’s crush injuries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Americans Are Seeing Fewer and Fewer Foreign Films

May 9, 2010

Bob Vitalis of the School of Arts and Sciences says foreign films can offer unique perspectives to American students.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Veterans Return From Middle East With Multi-Symptom Pain Disorders

May 9, 2010

Rollin Gallagher of the School of Medicine says veterans who served in the Middle East require post-injury care.

Article Source: New Kerala (India)

Penn Student Working to Help Quake-Ravaged China

May 10, 2010

Meg Ferrigno of the Urban Nutrition Initiative at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships is featured for her educational outreach work in China.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Proposal to Ban the Veil in France

Dr. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Associate Professor of History
Director of the Middle East Center
University of Pennsylvania

•    Author of “Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation”
•    Author of the forthcoming "The Making of the Great Satan: A History of US-Iranian Relations" and “Conceiving Citizens: Women, Sexuality and Religion in Modern Iran”