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The World on View

The world is on view at the Arthur Ross Gallery, interpreted by 13 students in André Dombrowski’s history of art curatorial class. They chose more than 100 objects from 14 institutions to represent World’s Fairs from 1851 to 1915.

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Iraqi, Syrian Guides Bring Views to Philadelphia Museum

The Penn Museum has welcomed four new participants to Global Guides, a program designed to help contextualize historic content from the Middle East. “People who come from these places, even in contemporary times, can find a connection with the objects,” said Ellen Owens, the museum’s director of learning programs.

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The New York Times

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts and Sciences penned an article about Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, and her relationship to American and British blackness and the intersections thereof.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

‘That Was a Black Church Sermon’: Rev. Michael Curry Brings Passion to the Church of England

Barbara D. Savage of the School of Arts and Sciences discussed the Most Rev. Bishop Michael Curry, who delivered a sermon at this weekend’s royal wedding. According to Savage, Curry’s rhetorical style not only represented the Episcopal church, but a long history of “black preaching traditions.”

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The Nation

Israel’s Massacre of Palestinian Civilians Should Spark Horror—and Action

The School of Arts and Sciences’ Ian Lustick wrote about the reality of Palestinian life under Israel’s Zionist movement. “For any human being,” said Lustick, “no matter what their political views or ties to Israel or to Palestinian Arabs, the continuous mass shooting of Palestinian civilians is, or should be, emotionally and spiritually intolerable.”

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The New York Times

California Today: Medical Experts Blast U.S.C.’s Silence Over Gynecologist Scandal

Weighing in on allegations of a gynecologist's misconduct at the USC student health center, the Perelman School’s Jonathan Moreno called the state medical board decision not to report Dr. Tyndall “sort of toothless.”

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Forbes

Reaching the ‘Unreachable’ Audience with Podcast Advertising

The Wharton School has released a report describing “unreachables,” a growing audience of millennials and Gen Xers who can’t be easily tracked for marketing purposes.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Why Medicaid Work Requirements Could Help Persuade More States to Expand Coverage

Mark Pauly of the Wharton School argued for compromise over Medicaid redesign. Although work requirements are controversial, according to Pauly their implementation may persuade lawmakers to expand health coverage to the bulk of non-disabled poor working adults.

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Marketplace (NPR)

Audio: What's the Downside of Making Friends at Work?

The Wharton School’s Nancy Rothbard co-authored a study about the effects of workplace friendships on productivity and work culture.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Appétit! In Their Spare Time, These Students Publish a Food Magazine and Cookbook

Penn-based publication, Penn Appétit will celebrate its 10th anniversary by releasing a cookbook. Entitled Whisk, the collection of recipes will feature a wide range of cuisines and techniques designed for the home cook.

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CBS Philadelphia

Video: New Study Suggests Parents Want PG-15 Rating for Movies

Study author Dan Romer of the Annenberg School for Communications discussed the sharp rise of violence in PG-13 movies. Romer stated that Hollywood may be exploiting the MPAA rating system by justifying gun violence in the plot and by omitting the gory consequences.

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