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Racists in America

January 30, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her commentary on racism in the United States.

Catholic School Closings Need More Than a Miracle

January 30, 2012

Joseph Tierney of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on several Catholic school closings in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

College Grad Rates Are ‘Bad Data’

January 26, 2012

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research and his book Remaking the American University.

Article Source: Washington Post

Obama and Incivility: A Presidential Tradition

January 27, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political incivility.

Article Source: USA Today

Super Bowl Becoming the Social Media Event of the Season for Advertisers

January 27, 2012

Jonah Berger of the Wharton School shares his thoughts on advertisement during the Super Bowl game.

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U.S. Recovery Slowly Gained Speed in Late ’11, Data Show

January 27, 2012

Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the recovery of the American economy.

Article Source: New York Times

Pounding the Pavement Calms Autistic Runner in Lake County

January 25, 2012

David Mandell of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on engaging children in physical activities to support a healthy lifestyle.

Article Source: Orlando Sentinel

Audio: To Grow Business, Starbucks Thinks Outside the Cup

January 26, 2012

David Reibstein of the Wharton School comments on Starbucks’ desire to expand beyond coffee.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Video: Smetters Says Fed’s Bernanke Keeping Easing Option Open

January 26, 2012

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School discusses the U.S. economy and Federal Reserve monetary policy.

Article Source: Bloomberg
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | | 215-898-8658January 26, 2012

Penn Launches Center for the Study of Contemporary China

PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann, Provost Vincent Price and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Rebecca Bushnell are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China.  Housed in the School of Arts and Sciences and serving the entire University, the new Center is designed to advance Penn’s leadership in programs, research, and scholarship