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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721
Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 September 11, 2015

Penn Lightbulb Café Presents ‘Fatal Invention: Re-creating Race in Genomic Era’

WHO:             Dorothy Roberts

                       Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor

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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:Anne Albert | aoalbert@sas.upenn.edu | (215) 238-1290 September 9, 2015

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies announces new cohort of international fellows

An international cohort of over 20 scholars convened on Sept. 9, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies for a year of research on the theme of “Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives.”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 9, 2015

Junior at Penn Researches Return of Looted Books After World War II

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More than 70 years after Nazi soldiers looted millions of books and other cultural treasures from Jewish homes and libraries during the Holocaust, a junior spent his summer working on a research project related to their eventual return.

Leead Staller, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, spent his summer working on a research project related to the eventual return of books looted by the Nazis. 

Warning: My Class Is One Big Trigger

September 7, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the School or Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine blogs about the topics that will be covered in his bioethics course an

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 8, 2015

Penn Global Announces Launch of the Global Seminars Program

Penn Global at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Global Seminars program, an initiative, which provides financial and logistical support for embedding overseas travel into undergraduate seminars. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 1, 2015

2016 Kelly Writers House Fellows Announced at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania will host Samuel R. Delany, Eileen Myles and Matthew Weiner as Kelly Writers House fellows during the spring 2016 semester. 

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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.

Penn Museum’s ‘Flood’ of Artifacts Shows Links Among Faiths

August 24, 2015

 

The Museum is highlighted for exhibiting ancient religious texts to mark the papal visit next month.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 1, 2015

Penn English Professor Awarded Janus Pannonius Prize for Poetry

Charles Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania English professor, is the recipient of the 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry, along with Guiseppe Conte of Italy.