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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 24, 2013

Nobel Laureate in Economics Thomas Sargent to Speak at Penn Social Science and Policy Forum Jan. 28

PHILADELPHIA – Thomas Sargent, a 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, will lecture on “Continental Drift: The Forces Underlying the Euro Crisis” on Jan. 28 from 4:30- 6:00 p.m. in College Hall, Room 200.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 23, 2013

Penn’s Social Policy & Practice and African-American Resource Center to Host ‘Let’s Talk About Race’

PHILADELPHIA — The School of Social Policy & Practice and the African-American Resource Center at the University of Pennsylvania will host “Let’s Talk About Race” Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Claudia Cohen Hall Terrace Room.

“Let’s Talk About Race” is a frank, interactive discussion, offering people of all races, backgrounds and beliefs a way to foster communication and create understanding.  It is free and open to the public.

Video: Obama’s Oratory: A Gifted Speaker Has Unfinished Business for Inaugural Address

January 21, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on President Obama’s speech.

Article Source: Washinton Post

President Obama Will Be Sworn In for Second Term Sunday

January 18, 2013

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

Article Source: CBS Local
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 17, 2013

Penn Researcher Explores the World of the Sex Trade

While some Ivy League professors are clean-cut academics who wear suits with bowties and carry stacks of books from the library, others shatter that image. 

Instead, some wear jeans and explore very dark, far-away places.  One of those researchers studies the underworld of the sex trade -- not just in Philadelphia but also in New York City and in India.

Obama Gets a Second Chance at Speech for the Ages

January 15, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts on President Obama’s previous inaugural address.

Article Source: Yahoo News

Inauguration 2013: Michelle Obama Steps Out in Style -– and Substance?

January 15, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts about Michelle Obama’s role as first lady in President Obama’s second term.

Article Source: Yahoo News

John Boehner’s F-Bomb at Harry Reid Plunges D.C. Civility to New Low

January 3, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the overheated rhetoric between John Boehner and Harry Reid.

Article Source: The Daily Beast
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 8, 2013

Obama’s Big Egypt Test: Sinai

January 7, 2013

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences pens an op-ed as part of a series of policy proposals titled, “Obama and the Middle East: Act Two.”

Article Source: The Atlantic