Politics

Activists Bemoan Apathy over Murder Rate

December 7, 2012

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the lack of outrage over the city’s murder rate, attributing it to multiple factors such as moral erosion and a lack of community commitment.

Article Source: The Philadelphia Tribune

Penn Students Give Out $100K in Philanthropy Class

December 11, 2012

As one of 13 U.S. colleges to receive a grant from the Once Upon A Time foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas, Penn students enrolled in a philanthropy class divided up $100,000 among local non-profit organizations. The class is designed to teach students the complexities of philanthropic giving in an urban community.

Article Source: Boston.com

Penn President Amy Gutmann discusses “The Spirit of Compromise”

December 10, 2012

Amy Gutmann talks to Book TV about her latest book, “The Spirit of Compromise,” and her role as president of the University, as a part of Book TV’s College Series.

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Homeless Veterans

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.

 

Expert:

Dr. Dennis Culhane
Professor, School of Social Policy & Practice
University of Pennsylvania

 

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