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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 11, 2016

Two Students, Two Alumni From Penn Join Inaugural Class of Schwarzman Scholars

Two students from the University of Pennsylvania and two Penn alumni are among 111 recipients of the inaugural Schwarzman Scholarships. The award funds one year of graduate studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing for each recipient. More than 3,000 people applied for the highly competitive program. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 5, 2016

Penn Resource Offers Insight Into American Language, Slang and Culture

When Shiho Nagai began attending the informal, not-for-credit slanguage sessions at the University of Pennsylvania’s Christian Association, she had in mind improving her English skills.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 6, 2016

Penn Attracts International Students and Those Who Study Abroad

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For international students, the University of Pennsylvania remains a destination of choice in higher education. Penn also sends a high number of American students to pursue studies abroad. Amy Shan and Connor Fairman are among them.

For international students, the University of Pennsylvania remains a destination of choice in higher education.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 20, 2015

Penn Professor Tukufu Zuberi Is Expanding the Role of the Public Intellectual

“Preach!” is a common refrain heard among audience members when Tukufu Zuberi gives a public talk. “Preach,” someone will say in affirmation when he speaks passionately about Africa’s central role in world affairs or rails against racism.

The University of Pennsylvania professor of sociology and Africana studies is a public intellectual who extends his teaching around the world across multi-media platforms.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 15, 2015

Penn Hosts 2015 Silfen Forum in China Celebrating Global Engagement

On Thursday, Sept. 10, Penn President Amy Gutmann hosted the David and Lyn Silfen University Forum in Beijing, convening a panel of renowned figures in conversation on the roles of China and the United States in the world.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 11, 2015

Developing Collaborative Relationships Between Penn and China

Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151August 31, 2015

Exploring Family Roots Through Penn

Kristen Kelly exudes confidence as she quickly strides across the University of Pennsylvania campus. Through her academic pursuits and the relationships she’s developed at Penn, the native Philadelphian is comfortable with her multi-racial identity and with her place in the world.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 July 31, 2015

Penn Hosts New Forerunner International Student Pre-orientation Program in China

This summer for the first time, the University of Pennsylvania launched an international student pre-orientation program in China for new students from China.

Thinking Globally, Educating Locally

April 28, 2015

Provost Vincent Price is interviewed about the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing.


Article Source: China Daily

Video: New Thinking in Sino-U.S. Relations

March 18, 2015

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of the Wharton School weighs in on the latest developments in Sino-American economic relations.

Article Source: China Central Television