Teaching and Making Music in the ‘Colored Waiting Room’

That others would find the title of Guthrie Ramsey Jr.’s latest CD both intriguing and repulsive doesn’t bother him.

Ramsey, the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at Penn, is a musician, historian and thought provocateur. His latest CD project is called “The Colored Waiting Room.”

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Segregation and Racial Politics Long the Death Knell for Regionalism in Detroit Area

January 11, 2012

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted for his work studying the racial antagonism in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Article Source: Remapping Debate

A Sort of Happy New Year for the New Science Budget

January 10, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the newly signed budget bill and how it affects new science.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422January 11, 2012

Eight Professors Named 2012 Penn Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Eight University of Pennsylvania professors have been named Penn Fellows for 2012. 

Misfortune Teller

January 10, 2012

Richard Berk of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on predicting crime.

Article Source: Atlantic

America’s Problem With “Progress”

January 6, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences explains his perspective about the county’s problem with “progress.”

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658 January 5, 2012

Four Penn Professors Named AAAS Fellows

PHILADELPHIA - Four faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Three from Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine and one from its School of Arts and Sciences.

For Santorum, It’s Values Versus Innovation

January 4, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on Rick Santorum’s political image.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Video: Will Santorum’s Rise Continue in New Hampshire?

January 4, 2012

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Rick Santorum’s success in the Iowa caucus.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

Iowa-centric Candidates Ignore the Urban Crisis

January 3, 2012

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Republicans, Democrats and urban policy.

Article Source: Salon.com