Engaging Globally

Penn Profs Deliver Messages at Davos Conference on Jobs and Growth

January 30, 2013

Peter Cappelli and Katherine Klein of the Wharton School are mentioned for participating in discussions about jobs and growth at the Davos conference in Switzerland.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 29, 2013

University of Pennsylvania Announces 2013 Thouron Award Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Three University of Pennsylvania students and two alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.  The recipients are:

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 29, 2013

Penn Professor Mary Frances Berry a Long-time Civil Rights Advocate and Voice for the Powerless

Mary Frances Berry, 74, has dedicated her life to championing the rights of people “nobody else would listen to.”

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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 29, 2013

Penn Alum Hopes to Work Himself Out of a Job at CTC Ten Soccer Program in South Africa

If 2012 University of Pennsylvania grad Mathew Bernstein does his job right, he thinks his position could be eliminated.

Back to Mubarak

January 25, 2013

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his opinion about the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt.

Article Source: New Republic
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 24, 2013

Brookings Again Tops List in University of Pennsylvania’s Annual World Think Tank Rankings

PHILADELPHIA –- For the third consecutive time, the Brookings Institution has been ranked Think Tank of the Year in the University of Pennsylvania Global Go-To Think Tank Report. The Report, begun in 2006, ranks more than 6,500 institutions worldwide that help bridge the gap between knowledge and public policy. 

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 24, 2013

Nobel Laureate in Economics Thomas Sargent to Speak at Penn Social Science and Policy Forum Jan. 28

PHILADELPHIA – Thomas Sargent, a 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, will lecture on “Continental Drift: The Forces Underlying the Euro Crisis” on Jan. 28 from 4:30- 6:00 p.m. in College Hall, Room 200.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 23, 2013

Penn Students Raising Sports IQs Around the World

While you won’t find coverage of every big sports story out there on The Sports Quotient Web site, what you will find is smart and engaging sports analysis. The online publication is the brainchild of University of Pennsylvania junior Zachary Weiner.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 17, 2013

Penn Researcher Explores the World of the Sex Trade

While some Ivy League professors are clean-cut academics who wear suits with bowties and carry stacks of books from the library, others shatter that image. 

Instead, some wear jeans and explore very dark, far-away places.  One of those researchers studies the underworld of the sex trade -- not just in Philadelphia but also in New York City and in India.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 16, 2013

Penn’s Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program Honored

Emilio Parrado, director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos.