Video: Euro Nations’ Fiscal Outlook ‘Horrendous’

December 9, 2011

Kent Smetters of the Wharton School discusses Europe’s sovereign debt crisis.

Article Source: Bloomberg
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820December 2, 2011

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy's 10 Effective Holiday Charitable Giving Tips

PHILADELPHIA — Each holiday season, people are moved by the spirit of giving to make a difference in the lives of others.  The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has developed an online guide that lists high-impact, low-cost charitable-giving opportunities for donors interested in making a difference with “High Impact Holiday Giving.”

World AIDS Day

November 30, 2011

The Botswana-UPenn Partnership is highlighted in a slide show for its work with HIV/AIDS in Botswana.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Video: European Debt Crisis, Central Banks

December 1, 2011

Mauro Guillen of the Wharton School discusses the European debt crisis.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Ian S. Lustick to Gulan: I imagine the end of the Syrian Regime ….

November 23, 2011

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the political climate in Syria.

Article Source: Gulan Media (Iraq)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 22, 2011

University of Pennsylvania to Launch New Online Web Tool for K-16 Global Studies Educators

 

PHILADELPHIA— Four centers at the University of Pennsylvania have joined to create the Greater Philadelphia Education Network Web site, a gateway to global resources for Delaware Valley K-16 educators.

Post-colonialism

In her new book, Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica, Deborah Thomas of Anthropology explores Caribbean post-colonial state formation. (SAS Frontiers)

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 9, 2011

Nov. 16 Penn Lightbulb Café to Focus on Restoring Religious Monuments in War-torn Pakistan

WHO:             Michael Meister, professor of South Asia Studies in the Department of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Penn Lightbulb Café lecture on “Conducting Research in Pakistan: Restoring Religious Monuments in Swat”

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 21, 2011

White House and School of Social Policy & Practice Host Dialogue on HIV/AIDS Strategy

 

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, along with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, hosted a panel, “Sustaining the Community-Based Response to HIV,” Oct. 20 at Penn.  About 150 attended.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 21, 2011