David Skeel of the Law School discusses how bankruptcy laws can help states in financial trouble.
PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22.
Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death. It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.
David Skeel of the Law School is cited for his idea of state bankruptcy reorganization.
Tom Baker of the Law School says, “This has got to be the worst news that the general counsel of Toyota has gotten in a while.”
In grateful recognition of the 103,000 donors who "stepped up" in support of Penn's Making History campaign in 2009 and 2010, the student a cappella group known as the Penny Loafers created a musical tribute to the University, starring a cast of alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.
Philadelphia, PA – Arlen Specter, the longest-serving U.S. Senator in Pennsylvania’s history, will join the University of Pennsylvania Law School as an adjunct faculty member, starting in the fall of 2011. Specter, who left the Senate this month after 30 years in office and is a University of Pennsylvania alumnus, will teach a course on the relationship between Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court, focusing on separation of powers and the confirmation process.