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Kick back, relax, and enjoy the music

For the eighth summer in a row, the Penn Museum will bring live global music—including the sounds of Creole zydeco, Latin jazz, Middle Eastern folk, and pre-revolutionary Cuba—to its outdoor garden courtyard.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

How to Know When It’s Time for Hospice

Susan Foster and Nina O’Connor of the Penn Wissahickon Hospice, Scott Halpern of Penn’s Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center, and Salimah Meghani of the School of Nursing were all interviewed about hospice and end of life care.

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The New York Times

Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds

The Perelman School of Medicine’s Atheendar Venkataramani co-authored a study about the negative effects that news of police killings has on the psychological and emotional wellness of African-Americans.

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The New York Times

In Hitting China on Trade, Trump Is Seen Neglecting U.S. Emerging Industries

The Wharton School’s Ann Harrison said, of the differences between the United States and China’s approaches to industrial policy, “we’re not supporting emerging industries. We’re bailing out failing industries.”

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Self

How Can I Tell If I Have Chronic Dry Eye?

Mina Massaro-Giordano of the Perelman School of Medicine discussed the role tears play in eye health and comfort.

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Los Angeles Times

Painful Scenes of Child Separations Force a Rare Retreat from the White House

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson offered commentary on the administration’s policy reversal on family separations.

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The New York Times

How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities

The School of Arts and Sciences’ Daniel Hopkins was cited for his book, “The Increasingly United States,” which proposed that contemporary American politics are more focused on “the spectacle far away” in Washington than on local issues.

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The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Looks to Superforecasting to Predict the Financial Future

The Wharton School’s Philip Tetlock helped to create Good Judgment Inc., a forecaster that measures the likelihood of global events in order to predict changes in the economy.

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The New York Times

Should Statutes of Limitations for Rape Be Abolished?

Marci Hamilton of the School of Arts and Sciences provided statistics on amendments to prosecution deadlines for victims of child sexual abuse and assault.

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NPR

Audio: What We Can Learn from Ghana's Obsession With Preschool

Sharon Wolf of the Graduate School of Education spoke about her work with the Ghanaian government to revamp schools in the capital city of Accra.

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PhillyVoice

When to See the Doctor When You’re Traveling, and When to Suck It Up

Penn Global’s Erica Sebastian advised travelers to factor in a visit to the doctor when planning a trip, especially “if you have a chronic health condition.”

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