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Penn’s Michael Horowitz Testifies to House Subcommittee on Use of Drones

Michael C. Horowitz, an associate professor of political science and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House, will testify in front of the U.S. House Armed Forces subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, Thursday, Feb. 11.

Penn PORES Offers Undergraduates a Role in Researching Presidential Primaries

This spring, University of Pennsylvania students are getting an insider’s view of the political process as they examine election results and polling data to monitor voting patterns in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential primaries. 


Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Launches SP2 Penn Top 10

With the 2016 United States presidential election race ramping up, experts from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, or SP2, are analyzing 10 of the nation’s key social justice and policy issues ­­in a project called SP2 Penn Top 10 Social Justice & Policy Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election.


Brookings Institution Tops Penn 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index

The Brookings Institution tops the list of the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, an annual ranking of the world’s top think tanks released today by the University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the Lauder Institute. This is the eighth consecutive year that Brookings has been ranked first.


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Audio: Wharton Professor Adam Grant on ‘Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World” February 3, 2016 | “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Adam Grant of the Wharton School talks about his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.

Why Even the Best Russian Think Tanks Struggle to Influence Foreign Policy January 29, 2016 | Russia Direct

James McGann of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for authoring “The Global Go-To Think Tanks Index.”

As Clinton Seeks to Break the Glass Ceiling, Many Young Feminists Shrug February 4, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s strategy with young feminists.

For Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s Woes Keep Deepening February 4, 2016 | CBS News

Lawrence Hrebiniak of the Wharton School shares his concerns about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s leadership of the Internet company.

It’s More Important for Kids to Be Authentic Than Creative February 3, 2016 | Quartz

Adam Grant of the Wharton School shares his ideas on how parents can nurture creativity in their children.