PHILADELPHIA – Novelist and non-fiction writer Susan Cheever is the first of three acclaimed writers slated to visit the University of Pennsylvania as Spring 2011 Fellows at Kelly Writers House. Cheever will be on campus Feb. 14-15.
Engage Locally Nationally and Globally
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine contribute $14 billion yearly, or $38 million per day, to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and $9.5 billion, or $26 million per day, to the City of Philadelphia. The 2010 economic and fiscal impact of the university is outlined in a new independent report conducted by Econsult Corp. of Philadelphia.
Tim Wise, Author of “Between Barack and a Hard Place,” to Speak at Penn’s King Lecture in Social Justice
WHO: Tim Wise, author of “Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and Denial in the Age of Obama”
WHEN: Jan. 26, 2011, 5:30 p.m.
Penn-Based Index Shows Rise of Asian, Latin-American, African Think Tanks; Brookings Is Top Think Tank
PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s annual rankings of the world’s top think tanks puts the Brookings Institution at the top of the list as 2010 Think Tank of the Year. It was selected from 74 institutions that were nominated.
Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing discusses how in-home care options will likely grow in the future.
Robert Berkowitz of the School of Medicine speaks about the new USDA guidelines for school lunches.
Penn’s Project for Civic Engagement Hosts Forums on “The Conversation of Kings: From Dream to Sacrifice”
WHO: Project for Civic Engagement, housed at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
WHAT: Hosting “The Conversation of Kings: From Dream to Sacrifice Toward a More Perfect Union,” a two-part community forum designed to stimulate conversation about race and ethnicity.