German President Calls for Stronger Trans-Atlantic Relations

October 6, 2015

German President Joachim Gauck’s remarks while at Penn about U.S.-German relations are highlighted.

Article Source: London South East

Gauck fordert von USA aktivere Rolle in Europa

October 6, 2015

German President Joachim Gauck’s visit to Penn is featured.

Article Source: Die Welt
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 1, 2015

Pan-Asian American Community House at Penn Celebrates 15th Anniversary

“Home away from home” is how some University of Pennsylvania students describe the Pan-Asian American Community House, the cultural center for students interested in Asian-American culture and the Asian-American diaspora. PAACH is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year.

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Media Contact:Sara Leavens | leasara@upenn.edu | 215-746-1342September 29, 2015

Academic Freedom Panel Discussion at Penn Libraries

In 1915, the University of Pennsylvania's Trustees fired economist Scott Nearing in retaliation for his activism in the campaign against child labor. Nearing's termination sparked a national debate and helped to rewrite the history of academic freedom in America.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 17, 2015

Penn Center for High Impact Philanthropy Creates Guide for Donating Funds to Combat Substance Abuse

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a free online guide for people who want to save lives by reducing illness and homelessness related to drug or alcohol use, and help more people access the care they need to get better more quickly.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 16, 2015

Penn Sophomore’s Singing Leads Him to the Berkshires

As a member of Mask and Wig, Max Levy’s voice can be heard around the University of Pennsylvania campus, but the bass/baritone has performed to audiences outside of campus, including the prestigious Tanglewood Festival Chorus.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 11, 2015

Developing Collaborative Relationships Between Penn and China

Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o

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Media Contact:Anne Albert | aoalbert@sas.upenn.edu | (215) 238-1290 September 9, 2015

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies announces new cohort of international fellows

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.”

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422
Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 10, 2015

Penn Announces Inaugural China Research and Engagement Fund Awards

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced the first recipients of the Penn China Research and Engagement Fund awards.

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.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 1, 2015

2016 Kelly Writers House Fellows Announced at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania will host Samuel R. Delany, Eileen Myles and Matthew Weiner as Kelly Writers House fellows during the spring 2016 semester.