Society

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Reaching Those on the Wrong Side of the Digital Divide

March 20, 2013

Dan Wagner of the Graduate School of Education says that “anything that helps people, especially the poor, get access to technology is good.”

Article Source: New York Times

Israel Needs a New Map

March 21, 2013

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences pens an op-ed about how Israel is viewed outside the U.S.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Check Up: Life Expectancy Shortened by Early Years

March 18, 2013

Doctoral candidate Jessica Ho of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on studying life expectancy.

Article Source: Philly.com

Census Records Show More People Are Moving to NYC

March 15, 2013

Janice Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School comments population influx in New York.

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Homeless Blame Game in New York City

March 5, 2013

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice is quoted about homelessness in New York City.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

How This Series Was Produced

March 10, 2013

Kevin Gillen of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for reporting about property values. PennPraxis is also cited.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 11, 2013

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice’s Goldring Re-Entry Initiative to Host Resource Fair

In an effort to break the cycle of recidivism, the Goldring Re-entry Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, will host “Breaking Down Walls: Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Its Implications,” Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the International House, 3701 Chestnut St.  It is free and open to the public.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 8, 2013

Ten Students Appointed to RealArts@Penn Internships

The 10 RealArts@Penn summer internship positions aren’t jobs for gophers or work experiences that look better on resumes than in real life.

Taunts, Tweets, and Black Girl Genius

March 6, 2013

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts and Sciences shares her thoughts about controversial remarks made about young actress Quvenzhané Wallis.

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Wharton Grads Increasingly Uncertain About ‘Having It All’

March 4, 2013

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School comments on business school graduates’ expectations.

Article Source: Newsworks