Katharyn Hanson stands on stage at the World Café Live in Philadelphia in front of a crowd of several dozen. Behind her flash images of antiquities and artifacts that make up much of the cultural legacy in places like Syria and Iraq. Sprinkled throughout are photos of explosions, dark gray plumes masking former heritage sites.
Four female college leaders take the stage at the 92nd St. Y in New York City.
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University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann will be among a panel of leaders in higher education who will discuss their individual journeys and challenges in “Our Turn: Women Leading Academia.” Other panelists are:
Award-winning journalist and author Lisa Birnbach will moderate the conversation about personal career paths, balancing work and family and the challenges facing higher education today.
1395 Lexington Ave.
New York City
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at 8:15 p.m.
Tickets are $32/$15 and available at http://www.92y.org/Event/Our-Turn-Women-Leading-Academia
Through her research, an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania is unearthing a nearly 100-year-old murder mystery, a government cover-up and silenced justice in Northern Ireland.
People with congenital stationary night blindness, or CSNB, have normal vision during the day but find it difficult or impossible to distinguish objects in low light. This rare condition is present from birth and can seriously impact quality of life, especially in locations and conditions where artificial illumination is not available.
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.”
Media Contact:Ron Ozio | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-8658September 10, 2015
Established in March, over the next five years CREF will award up to $10 million in the form of matching research grants to Penn faculty to stimulate and support research activity and engagement in China.
Media Contact:Sigrid Wolff | email@example.com | +49 621 1703-1301September 1, 2015
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