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Annenberg Student Work To Be Highlighted at 2014 Screening Scholarship Media Festival
February 26, 2014
The documentary, “The 3,100-mile Self-transcendence Race” by doctoral students Corrina Laughlin and Kevin
John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement
February 18, 2014
John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.
Penn HIV Researchers Deploy Large-Scale Intervention Project in South Africa
January 16, 2014
A large-scale human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) intervention/education effort aimed at helping South African men take a proactive role in the prevention of that disease has proven successful, an important development considering that country has the largest number of HIV infections in the world.
Castro, Ifill Talk Race and Rights at the Penn MLK Lecture in Social Justice
January 14, 2014
Julián Castro, the mayor of San Antonio, and Sherrilyn Ifill, the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fu
AAU Elects Penn President Amy Gutmann as Vice Chair
October 22, 2013
The Association of American Universities has elected University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann as its vice chair for the 2013-2014 term, the AAU announced today during its semi-annual meeting in Washington, D.C. 
New Network and Data Sciences Center to Open at Penn
October 14, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.  
Penn Researchers Hornik and Lerman Receive $20 Million in Federal Funding to Establish Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
September 20, 2013
A $20 million federal grant will create the University of Pennsylvania Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (Penn TCORS). A first-of-its-kind regulatory science research enterprise, the new center is designed to conduct studies to inform the regulation of tobacco products to protect public health.  The new grant is supported by the U.S.
Penn Lightbulb Café: Impolite Conversations on Race, Religion and Politics
September 17, 2013
John L. Jackson, Richard Perry University Professor of Communication, Africana Studies  and Anthropology kicks off this semester's Lightbulb Cafés on September 24 with “Practicing Impolite Conversations: Talking About Race, Religion, Politics, and Everything Else.”
Humanities/Social Sciences Panel Reports; Two From Penn Are Members
June 19, 2013
At the same time that China and other nations seek to replicate the American model of broad education in the humanities, social sciences and natural science, enrollment in humanities programs in the United States is dropping.  
Penn Law, FactCheck.org Web Sites Win Webby People’s Voice Awards
May 3, 2013
Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.