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Black Colleges Look to Increase Online Ed Presence

November 14, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education suggests that the lack of financial support is part of the problem for historically black colleges and universities that want to increase their online presence.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 11, 2010

Joseph Turow of Penn’s Annenberg School Selected as a National Communication Distinguished Scholar

 

PHILADELPHIA –- Joseph Turow, a professor of communication at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, has been named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Communication Association.

Created in 1991, the Distinguished Scholar award recognizes a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Turow, whose research focuses on media systems, privacy, targeted marketing and media and social segmentation, will receive his award during the NCA annual convention, Nov. 14-17, in San Francisco.

An Open Letter to HBCU Students and Alumni

October 28, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on issues of access and retention for students of color.

Article Source: Diverse

Blog: Law Dean Fitts Like A Glove

October 29, 2010

Dean Michael Fitts of the Law School is commended for his successful 10-year tenure.

US Faces First Scrutiny by UN Rights Council

October 31, 2010

Sarah Paoletti of the Law School comments on the deterioration of human rights protection in America post-9/11.

Article Source: Agence France-Presse

Politicians Using Private Investigators to Take a Closer Look at Opponents -- and Themselves

October 28, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center observes that op research is more prevalent in this election year for political advertisements.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Governor Rendell, First Lady Recognize Eight Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

October 27, 2010

President Amy Gutmann and Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are among the eight women named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: CNBC.com
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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 215-746-6411 October 28, 2010

Penn’s Amy Gutmann, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, the first lady, today honored Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, a professor in Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.   Six other noted women were also recognized.

50 Years of Social Studies

November 1, 2010

President Amy Gutmann participates in the interdisciplinary “Social Studies and Social Change” panel.

Article Source: Harvard Magazine
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 15, 2010

Rebecca Bushnell’s Term as Dean of Arts and Sciences at University of Pennsylvania Is Extended

PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced today that Rebecca Bushnell has agreed to extend her term as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn until June 30, 2013.