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How Much Does Race Still Matter?

February 27, 2013

Seth Goldman of the Annenberg School for Communication and Diana Mutz of the School of Arts and Sciences and ASC are quoted on President Obama’s effect on racial attitudes.

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Study Ties Black-White Wealth Gap to Stubborn Disparities in Real Estate

February 27, 2013

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Blacks and whites have always had unequal access to the housing market.”

Article Source: Washinton Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 26, 2013

Jonah Berger on Black Toilet Paper and Discovering Your Inner Remarkability

February 26, 2013

An excerpt from the book Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is featured.

Article Source: Fast Company

9 Warning Signs of Bad Care

February 26, 2013

Josh Uy of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his comments on red flags about bad care in nursing homes.

Article Source: US News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 25, 2013

University of Pennsylvania Hosts Day-long Symposium on 'The Politics of Black Women’s Hair' March 1

WHO:             Featured speakers and invited guests:

                        Melissa Harris Perry, MSNBC host, Tulane University professor of political science and author of Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes and Black Women in America

Video: Speeches About ‘Respectability’ Don’t Stop Bullets, Mr. President

February 21, 2013

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences joins a conversation about President Obama’s speech on gun violence.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 21, 2013

The Penn Science Café and Penn Lightbulb Café Return

PHILADELPHIA-- The Penn Science Café and the Penn Lightbulb Café are back, bringing the University of Pennsylvania’s top scholars out on the town to share their res

Video: Forest Whitaker Accused of Shoplifting, Frisked in Public

February 19, 2013

Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences joins a conversation about racial profiling.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Today’s Grads Choose Work Over Family

February 20, 2013

Stewart Friedman of the Wharton School is featured for conducting a study that found that today’s graduates are less likely to plan to have families than their counterparts 20 years before.

Article Source: CBS Local