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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 24, 2015

Penn Students Phillip Cohen and Carla Winter Named George J. Mitchell Scholars

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Penn medical student Phillip Cohen and Carla Winter, a senior bioengineering major are among 12 Americans selected to receive 2017 George J. Mitchell Scholarships for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland.

A University of Pennsylvania medical student working in pediatric oncology and a senior whose research focuses on finding a cure for paralysis are two of 12 Americans selected to receive 2017 George J.

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 | 215-573-8151March 31, 2015

Penn Abroad in Tanzania Is Educational, Enlightening and Thrilling

Waking up and seeing a two-ton elephant nearby sounds like it could be a scene from a movie, but that’s exactly what University of Pennsylvania student Hannah Watene experienced while studying abroad in Tanzania.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 18, 2014

Penn Lightbulb Café Presents Tukufu Zuberi on ‘The Other African-Americans’

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Dr. Zuberi will discuss the history of African-descent populations in Latin America and why the political center of Africans and the African Diaspora is shifting to Brazil, Colombia and other nations in Latin America.

WHO:            Tukufu Zuberi

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 28, 2013

Penn: ‘Endowment Effect’ Not Present in Hunter-Gatherer Societies

Centuries of economic theory have been based on one simple premise: when given a choice between two items, people make the rational decision and select the one they value more. But as with many simple premises, this one has a flaw in that it is demonstrably untrue.

Penn Medical School Graduate's Passion Spans Globe

May 16, 2010

Aura Obando, a graduating student in the School of Medicine, is profiled for her international medical work.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 30, 2009
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Media Contact:Nancy Nicely | nnicely@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-7227March 17, 2006