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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 17, 2013

Penn’s Thomas 'Put a Face' in Front of Legislators Deciding Federal Financial Aid

(This is the first in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services.)

There Is No Longer Any Shame on Politicians Who Behave Badly

July 16, 2013

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Just because we forgive you, that doesn’t mean we will let you have power over us.”

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Remember Bernie Goetz? Why We Need a U.S. Inquiry

July 16, 2013

Paul Robinson of the Law School shares his thoughts on the George Zimmerman acquittal.

Article Source: Bloomberg

The Wrongs of Rights

July 7, 2013

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his perspective on the political landscape in India.

Article Source: Business Standard

“Super-PACs May Be Bad for America, but They’re Very Good for CBS”

July 8, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited.

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Aşırı ilgi vardı çünkü TÜRKİYE ÇOK ÖNEMLİ

June 26, 2013

Warren Breckman of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about how current protests in Instanbul compare to other protests including Occupy Wall Street.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 19, 2013

Mr. Secretary: Penn Grad on Team USA at Y8 Summit

Just weeks after earning his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, Alex Haber is heading to London to join the official United States delegation to the Y8 Summit June 24-28.

Immigration TV: Get Ready for the Ad Blitz

June 11, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “Money can act as a forecast of what will be done if you oppose or support legislation.”

Article Source: Marketplace

When Presidential Words Led to Swift Action

June 8, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the impact on America of two speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy.

Article Source: New York Times

Big Data’s Effect on Politics Discussed

June 6, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for cosponsoring a conference about the role of Big Data in American politics.

Article Source: Philly.com