Is Egypt’s Military Turning Against the Revolution?

March 1, 2011

Grad student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the current political climate in Egypt.

Article Source: Atlantic

‘Sound of Culture’

Studying sound systems in Brazil, music grad student Darien Lamen learned "that music creates...unexpected connections across cultural and linguistic boundaries.” (SAS Frontiers)

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | | 215-746-1798February 22, 2011

Penn’s Annenberg School to Assist in Developing News Media Infrastructure in Afghanistan

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is involved with an effort to build a more robust media system in war-torn Afghanistan.

Another Stop on a Long, Improbable Journey

February 20, 2011

Artifacts from the “Secrets of the Silk Road” are exhibited at Penn Museum.

Article Source: New York Times

Yuan Appreciation Won’t Help Solve US Problems

February 15, 2011

Franklin Allen of the Wharton School comments on U.S. economic troubles.

Article Source: China Daily (Beijing)

Artifacts Will Be on View at ‘Silk Road’ Exhibit

February 11, 2011

An exhibition of ancient Chinese artifacts will go forward at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, after all.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | | 215-898-5074February 11, 2011

Best Buy’s Lesson From China: Cluttered Beats Curated

February 11, 2011

Marshall Meyer of the Wharton School comments on the methods of Chinese retailers.

Article Source: Fortune

The American Role in the Revolution in Egypt: First and Foremost, Do No Harm

February 10, 2011

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School shares his opinion on the American role in Egypt.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Penn GSE in Kazakhstan

As a part of the University of Pennsylvania's global engagement, the Graduate School of Education has partnered with officials in Kazakhstan to establish Nazarbayev University, a preeminent Kazakhstani-run research university allowing academic freedom and self-governance. Nazarbayev University is meant to serve as a model for reform that can be duplicated by other universities across Kazakhstan.