PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host delegations of senior education researchers and policy makers from nine members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum on Oct. 26-27 to plan an international study on secondary-school math- and science-teacher preparation.
PHILADELPHIA — “Kings, Chiefs and Women of Power: Images From Nigeria,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Nov. 14, is an exhibit of 30 large Cibachrome prints by Phyllis Galembo.
These photographs, taken in 1993-1994, highlight the costumes, customs and traditions of the Benin and southern Nigerian communities.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it remains firmly committed to making a Penn education affordable for students from all economic backgrounds regardless of the uncertain economic times.
“The founder of the University of Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin, once commented that an investment in education pays the best dividends,” Penn President Amy Gutmann said. “His perspective came during a period of history when an emerging nation also faced turbulent times.”
PHILADELPHIA -- Henry Kissinger and Robert Rubin are among national leaders who will speak Oct. 22 at the University of Pennsylvania as part of “Impact ’08 in Pennsylvania: Building a Better Safer World.”
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-1422October 16, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- The Botswana-UPenn Partnership has received a $2 million grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to join with the Botswana Ministry of Health in building a facility for HIV/AIDS treatment in Botswana and to support the University of Pennsylvania's health-care initiative through clinical care, education and research.
Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | email@example.com | 215-898-1422October 2, 2008
MAGPI, Penn's Internet2 Connector, Enables Princeton Institutions to Access Global Sites at Lightning Speeds
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Internet2 regional connector, MAGPI, is providing high performance Internet connections for several institutions on Princeton University’s Forrestal Campus, including its Plasma Physics Lab and High Energy Physics Department as well as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an ISDN line.
Bankruptcy Law, Corporate Law
Professor David Skeel of the University of Pennsylvania Law School researches, writes and teaches about bankruptcy and corporate law. His publications include “Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America” and “Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From.”
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the top 15 schools in the U.S. and Canada for its sustainability initiatives.
The survey of 300 institutions was done by the Sustainable Endowments Institute for its College Sustainability Report Card, www.GreenReportCard.org.