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Penn Hosts Symposium on Violence Against Women
August 15, 2012
PHILADELPHIA –- A Symposium on Violence Against Women will be held  Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the event will be in the South American Room at International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 
Penn Annenberg Study: Americans Roundly Reject Tailored Political Advertising as Politicians Embrace it
July 24, 2012
A large majority of Americans are dead-set against the practice of tailored political advertising at the very time in the 2012 election that the activity is seeing unprecedented growth.  In fact, a high percentage of Americans dislike tailored political advertising so much they say their likelihood of voting for a candidate they support would decrease if they find out the candidate engages in it. 
Penn Annenberg Researchers Study Media’s Role and the Flow of Information in Iran
July 20, 2012
   University of Pennsylvania researchers are helping to provide a snapshot of how Iranians access news and information and what technologies Iranians use to learn about current events under restrictive laws.
Penn: Annenberg Study Finds Using Present Verb Tense Can Positively Affect Substance Abuse
July 16, 2012
The use of present versus the past tense in recalling an experience with binge drinking can positively influence behaviors, an important development in aiding the development of alcohol abuse messages.
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice’s Ortner Center Pairs With Avon to Go ‘Beyond Brochures’
July 16, 2012
PHILADELPHIA –- A grant from the Avon Foundation will allow researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to take an in-depth look at how the Internet plays a role in preventing violence against women. 
Penn Trustees to Extend President Gutmann’s Contract
May 8, 2012
PHILADELPHIA -- The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania will extend the contract of President Amy Gutmann for five additional years beyond its current expiration date. 
Penn to Host Access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Video Archive of Holocaust Survivors, Witnesses
April 17, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania has become the first university in Pennsylvania with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s entire Visual History Archive that contains nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust in 32 languages and from 56 countries.
Penn to Host Access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute Archive; Nearly 52,000 Holocaust Testimonies on Video
April 17, 2012
WHAT:       The launch of the University of Pennsylvania’s access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s entire Visual History Archive that contains nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust from 56 countries and in 32 languages.
APPC Honors 'Sesame Process' for Children’s Media Development
April 16, 2012
PHILADELPHIA  – Sesame Street, the long-running and award-winning children’s television program that airs on the Public Broadcasting Service, is the recipient of the 2012 Annenberg Public Policy Center Award for Excellence in Children and Media.
Annenberg Public Policy Center at Penn Honors the 'Sesame Process' for Development of Children’s Media
April 11, 2012
PHILADELPHIA  – Sesame Street, the long-running and award-winning children’s television program that airs on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), is the recipient of the 2012 Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) Award for Excellence in Children and Media.The honor will be presented April 12 during a 6 p.m. reception at the APPC, 202 South 36th Street, Philadelphia. Rosemarie Truglio, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Education and Research at Sesame Workshop, will accept the award, along with some help from Sesame Street’s Elmo.