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United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will give a talk at Penn on "Seapower and the World Economy" on Sept. 25.
Ray Mabus, United States Secretary of the Navy
Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science
“Seapower and the World Economy” talk
Thursday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m.
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge, 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia
The talk by United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will focus on the importance of America's maritime presence for economic trade and global prosperity.
Mabus, the 75th U.S. Navy Secretary, is responsible for conducting the affairs of the Department of the Navy, including recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy and Marine Corps. Before his appointment, Mabus served in a variety of leadership positions including governor of Mississippi and ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Steven J. Fluharty, dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, will introduce the secretary. Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science, will moderate the Q&A portion of the talk, sponsored by Arts & Sciences, Penn’s Christopher Browne Center for International Politics at Penn, Penn's Naval ROTC unit and the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Space is limited. Members of the public may attend by RSVPing via email to email@example.com
The University of Pennsylvania will participate in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Penn joins more than 1,000 organizations across the country in this one-day coordinated initiative to increase voter registration and voter education.
Penn’s homeownership incentive program is highlighted for its expansion.
Media Contact:Gina Bryan | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-8721September 23, 2014
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at Penn is opening a new additive manufacturing facility. Commonly known as "3-D printing," this futuristic technique has captured the popular imagination.
Penn Science Café, ‘The AddLab: 3-D Printing in Teaching and Research’
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6-7 p.m.
World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia
This is part of the Penn Science Café, a free public-lecture series presented by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes science scholarship out of the lab for a night on the town. Each hour-long talk begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by an audience Q&A. Café events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Menu items will be available for purchase.
Dr. Brendan O’Leary Professor of Political Science
Born in Ireland, Dr. O’Leary is the author or editor of numerous publications including, Divided Nations and European Integration and Right-Sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders. He can discuss Scotland and secessionism and the implications for the United Kingdom if Great Britain breaks up.
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An interdisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania points to a successful local engagement program that Penn has employed during two decades as a model for developing cities and communities that thrive both in the United States and internationally.
No one can blame Frank Clements if he spends some time catching up on his favorite pastimes watching TV shows on Netflix, reading and running, now that he’s back home from an ascetic research trip to the mountains of Japan.