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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 26, 2015

Arabic Language Immersion Preps Penn Senior for Government Service Career

Blake Harwood first developed a passion to learn languages in high school as a teenager in Highland Park, Ill. when she won a scholarship to study Arabic in Cairo for six weeks in a foreign exchange student program.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6604October 25, 2012

University of Pennsylvania a Stop on Arab Journalists’ Tour as They Cover U.S. Elections

PHILADELPHIA – Ten journalists from the Arab world visited the FactCheck.org headquarters at the University of Pennsylvania and met with the director of Penn’s Middle East Center in October as part of the U.S. State Department’s Arabic-language Election 2012 tour.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Six Penn Students Receive U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarships

          PHILADELPHIA – Six University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer:

A Year Later, Bouazizi’s Legacy Still Burns

December 17, 2011

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses how Mohamed Bouazizi was “definitely the catalyst of the Tunisian revolt, which due to its success catalyzed the Egyptian uprising.”

Article Source: CNN

The Arab Uprisings: Now Comes the Hard Part

October 27, 2011

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Ennahda political party in Tunisia.

Article Source: National Public Radio
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151March 15, 2007
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