#MeToo and Grassroots Organizing
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State and federal courts are often asked to weigh in on the practice of manipulating the boundaries legislative districts at the local, state, and federal levels, to benefit the political party in power. With another case set to come before the U.S. Supreme Court in March, here are some University of Pennsylvania experts on the issue.
The year 2018 marks a century since a devastating influenza pandemic claimed the lives of an estimated 50 to 100 million worldwide. Experts at the University of Pennsylvania are on hand to comment on the historic toll of the 1918 flu as well as on current scientific and medical research aimed at curbing the impact of a future pandemic.
Experts at the University of Pennsylvania can discuss current events pertaining to the Ukraine, tensions with Russia and Crimea.
The use of copyrighted material for educational purposes in online classrooms, particularly in massive open online courses, should be exempt from the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, says one researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.
How does the Pennsylvania Voter Identification Law impact voting behavior and the number of voters showing up to the polls? Does it prevent registered voters from voting if they lack proper identification? Experts from the University of Pennsylvania weigh in.
Experts from the University of Pennsylvania can discuss the anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation in August 1974, the circumstances under which he resigned, what impact it had on the nation and what has changed since then.
The Iran Nuclear Deal, an agreement between a group of nations, including the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, France, China and others, was enacted in 2015.
Racial divides, stress and oppression can take a toll on the mental well-being of children. The University of Pennsylvania has an expert who can discuss the impact of such highly publicized cases.
The University of Pennsylvania has a number of experts who can discuss the anniversary of September 11, 2001 from a variety of perspectives.
A panel of expert researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education are available to discuss K-12 and higher education topics that are related to the State of the Union address.