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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 14, 2011

Penn Social Policy & Practice and Law Faculty to Present Domestic Violence Research to Legislators

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania will present research about gun policy and domestic violence to state legislators in the “Pennsylvania State Briefing: Domestic Violence,” sponsored by Women in Government on Feb.  15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.

The event will be hosted by Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione and representatives Chelsea Wagner,  Kate Harper, Lynda Schlegel-Culver, Margo Davidson and Rosemary Brown.

Q&A: David Eisenhower

David Eisenhower of the Annenberg School for Communication talks about his famous grandfather, public service and his own last visit to the presidential retreat named after him. (Penn Current)

In Philadelphia Area, These 5 African-American Scientists Have Found a High Trajectory

February 11, 2011

Larry Gladney of the School of Arts and Sciences and James Cornish of the School of Medicine are featured for their research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 11, 2011

Fels Institute of Government Study Shows Positive Effect of Philadelphia Neighborhood Reinvestment

PHILADELPHIA – A report from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania details the ways reclamation and redevelopment of vacant property have improved residents’ quality of life in eastern North Philadelphia.  The report, “Neighborhood Stabilization and Safety in East North Philadelphia,” highlights how comprehensive strategic investment by local community developers and public agencies correlates with improvements in safety, rising incomes and an attraction of new working households.

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | (215) 746-1798 February 10, 2011

'The Obama Victory' Honored With American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence

The Obama Victory: How Media, Money, and Message Shaped the 2008 Election has been honored with the 2010 American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in the area of government & politics. Each year the PROSE Awards recognize the best professional and scholarly books, journals, and electronic publications for outstanding contributions to their fields.

Survey Finds Some African Think Tanks Among the World’s Best

February 10, 2011

Penn’s Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program is cited.

Students and Technology in the Classroom

February 6, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on the role of technology in the classroom.

The West Isn’t Working

February 4, 2011

President Amy Gutmann participates in a debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 3, 2011

Research Suggests Friendships Are Built on Alliances

PHILADELPHIA -- New research from the University of Pennsylvania is challenging some longtime assumptions about why human beings seek and keep their friends, and it reveals a somewhat darker side to the very nature of friendship itself.

Concusssion Test Moves Toward the Playing Field

February 3, 2011

The King-Devick test is featured for being tested on Penn athletes.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times