Politics

To Fight Homelessness, Turn Project 50 Into Project 10,000

August 13, 2010

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice authors an op-ed on the effectiveness of programs designed to fight homelessness.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Audio: Fisk University: An American Treasure Worth Supporting

August 16, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog post on Fisk University.

Obama on Education: “The Economic Issue of Our Time”

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses President Obama’s agenda for historically black colleges and universities.

Article Source: Theloop21.com

Sending the Wrong Message About Historically Black Colleges

August 11, 2010

Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors a blog post on mission clarity at historically black colleges and universities.

Penn Students Create Ambitious Plan for Rail Service

August 11, 2010

Robert Yaro, Marilyn Jordan Taylor and students of the School of Design devise a high-speed-railway proposal for the Northeast Corridor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Behind the Overturning of California's Prop 8

August 10, 2010

Ted Ruger of the Law School discusses the overturning of a law outlawing same-sex marriage in California.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Diane Sandefur | | 215-898-6892August 11, 2010

Philadelphia Judge and War Veteran to Speak at University of Pennsylvania Veterans Upward Bound Graduation

WHO: Patrick Dugan, Philadelphia Municipal Court judge and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

WHAT: Graduation ceremony for 40 U.S. veterans

WHEN: Aug. 26, 2010, 7 p.m.

Nurses Who Are Doctors

August 8, 2010

Afaf Meleis of the School of Nursing comments on proposed training requirements for advanced-practice nurses.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mayor Nutter Tells Philadelphia City Council to Drop DROP

August 4, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on “pension envy.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Senate Should Focus on Real Threats to Life

August 5, 2010

Laurence Gavin of the School of Medicine discusses teenage-driver regulations.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer