Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the crisis in Syria.
James Corner of the School of Design and his firm will design new public spaces for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
James Corner Field Operations (JCFO), the New York-based contemporary design practice led by the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design's James Corner, MLA'86, Professor and Chairman of Landscape Architecture, has won the commission to design the new public spaces in London Olympic Park South.
This will be one of the first new public spaces and facilities added to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, which will host events following the 2012 Games.
President Amy Gutmann, who chairs the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, says, “Nothing on the order of what happened in Guatemala could happen today with federal funded research.”