Kathryn Dunn Tenpas of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how frequently President Obama might use his veto power now.
Diana Mutz of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on styles of political rhetoric and tone.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says “old media have a great chance to redefine themselves.”
PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22.
Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death. It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.
Richard Beeman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on significance of Congress’ recitation of the Constitution on the House floor.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on President Obama’s casual footwear.
President Amy Gutmann co-authors an op-ed about the importance of maintaining political compromise within Congress.
Hearing testimony from a group of diverse experts from the fields of bioethics, theology, law, technology transfer, engineering, and various fields in science and medicine, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues met at Penn on September 13-14.