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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 5, 2012

Political and Proud: A Penn Democrat and a Penn Republican

Before Andrew Brown and Laura Brown — no relation — arrived on the University of Pennsylvania campus, they had both heard of Penn’s reputation, correct or not, as liberal.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194November 2, 2012

At the World Resources Forum in Beijing, Penn’s Iliana Sepúlveda Shares Lessons on Energy Subsides

PHILADELPHIA — To a room full of academics and Ph.D. students in the notoriously polluted city of Beijing, the University of Pennsylvania’s Iliana Sepúlveda presented ideas for increasing the use of energy-efficient technology that may one day help lessen the burden of fossil-fuel combustion in that city, as well as many others across the globe.

For Science, a Consequential Election

October 24, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about the importance of science and research in the upcoming presidential election.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

That Guy Won? Why We Knew It All Along

October 29, 2012

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about people and their memories of what they predicted would happen in certain situations.

Article Source: New York Times

Obama, éternel étranger en terrain mine

October 30, 2012

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences pens an op-ed on conservative suspicions of President Obama.

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TWIB Radio: On the Black Church

October 19, 2012

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences suggests reasons for some of the decline within the black church.

Article Source: The Root
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 26, 2012

Penn SRFS Office Adds Financial Literacy Program for Undergrads -- and Grads

PHILADELPHIA – Managing a budget, balancing a checking account and paying bills on time are among the financial responsibilities adults must juggle. They are also tasks many young people don’t take on until they go to college and, if the students are ill prepared, they can get them into hot water.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6604October 25, 2012

University of Pennsylvania a Stop on Arab Journalists’ Tour as They Cover U.S. Elections

PHILADELPHIA – Ten journalists from the Arab world visited the FactCheck.org headquarters at the University of Pennsylvania and met with the director of Penn’s Middle East Center in October as part of the U.S. State Department’s Arabic-language Election 2012 tour.

Two Women: Meshell Ndegeocello’s Praise Song to Nina Simone

October 24, 2012

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts and Sciences reviews Meshell Ndegeocello’s latest album, “Pour Une Âme Souveraine: A Dedication toNina Simone.”

Article Source: NPR

Slow-moving Atchafalaya River Beats Mississippi at Building Wetlands, New Study Confirms

October 23, 2012

Douglas Jerolmack of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about a study he led on the Mississippi floods of 2011.

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