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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:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 December 3, 2015
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 November 22, 2015

Penn Senior Jennifer Hebert Wins Rhodes Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania senior Jennifer (Jenna) Hebert from Pittsburgh, Pa., has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151November 17, 2015

Penn Helps Secure World Heritage City Designation for Philadelphia

The Organization of World Heritage Cities has voted to name Philadelphia as a World Heritage City.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 10, 2015

Penn Ranks #1 in Safety and Security for Ninth Year in a Row

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The University of Pennsylvania's Division of Public Safety was ranked #1 in Security Magazine's "Security 500" list. Again.

The University of Pennsylvania was ranked #1 in safety and security in the higher education sector for the ninth consecutive year, according to Security Magazine’s “Security 500” list

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

Undergraduate Research Experiences at Penn Change Lives, Minds

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When she arrived on campus more than three years ago, Angela Perfetti had no interest in research. Since then, she's changed her tune.

When University of Pennsylvania senior Angela Perfetti arrived on campus more than three years ago, she says she had no interest in research and thought it had no connection to the “real world.” Since then, she’s changed her tune. 

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 13, 2015

Perry World House: Building a New Hub for Penn’s Growing International Activities

Slated to open in the spring, the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House will be a hub for Penn’s growing international activities, anchoring its global resources on an interdisciplinary campus while creating cutting-edge strategic partnerships abroad.

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Media Contact:Michele Berger | mwberger@upenn.edu | 215-898-6751November 4, 2015

Penn, Notre Dame Researchers Mapping Genetic History of the Caribbean

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To understand migration patterns of the Caribbean, Theodore Schurr of Anthropology and Med’s Jill Gaieski mapped the genetic history of the Lesser Antilles, one island at a time.

In the island chain called the Lesser Antilles, stretching from the Virgin Islands south to Trinidad and Tobago, a team of researchers lead by Theodore Schurr, an anthropology professor in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts & Sciences, is so

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2015

Political Science Prof at Penn Explores ‘Why Leaders Fight’

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Michael Horowitz, a leading researcher in military innovation and international politics, proposes a new theory about how a leader's decisions about war and risk propensity are influenced by his or her individual life experiences.

World leaders’ predisposition towards aggressive military action or peacemaking can be measured by early indicators in their life-experiences.

That’s the conclusion drawn in Why Leaders Fight, a new book co-authored by Michael Horowitz, an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania.  

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Media contact: Michele Berger at 215-898-6751, mwberger@upenn.edu