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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074 January 20, 2012

Book Discussion at Penn on Jan. 24 About Health of Urban Women Worldwide

WHO:              Afaf Ibrahim Meleis, dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

                        Eugenie L. Birch, Penn School of Design

                        Susan M. Wachter, Wharton School

Video: The Morris Arboretum’s Wordless Wonder

January 20, 2012

The Morris Arboretum is featured for publishing a photographic record, Through the Lens of Paul W. Meyer.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 20, 2012

Penn GSE Researcher Scores a Publishing Hat Trick

PHILADELPHIA – Writing one book is a daunting task, but writing three – simultaneously – might seem near impossible.  But not for Marybeth Gasman.

Gasman, an education historian and professor at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has just finished three books – all of which she was writing and researching at the same time.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 19, 2012

Penn Researcher Examines Public-Health Issues Concerning Firearms and Senior Citizens

PHILADELPHIA — More than 17 million Americans 65 or older have at least one firearm.  Based on the current patterns of gun ownership and population growth, the number of elderly people who own a firearm is expected to increase.  In an article released by the American Journal of Public Health, Susan B.

Brookings Tops Study of Most Influential Think Tanks

January 18, 2012

James McGann of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted as the lead author of the Global Go-To Think Tanks Rankings report.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Who is in That Quaker Suit?

Underneath that big head and well-upholstered body, five different students make the Penn Quaker come to life. Tradition insists that their identities remain secret, so in this story, they will be known as Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange, Mr. White, and Mr. Blonde.

New Penn Station Spins All the Lit

January 16, 2012

Al Filreis and Stephen McLaughlin of the School of Arts and Sciences are quoted about Penn’s online poetry radio station, PennSound.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820January 12, 2012

Penn Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With Interfaith Program and Community Awards Commemoration

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with an Interfaith Program and Awards Commemoration, Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. in Bodek Lounge of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.

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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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.