Translating the immigrant experience into intercultural expertise
Kia Lor of the Greenfield Intercultural Center supports students at Penn while navigating multiple cultures.
The Sachs Program announces winners of AAPI grants
Fourteen projects will be funded as part of the program’s responsive call for proposals in support of Asian-American and Pacific Islander artists at Penn.
The Tokyo Olympics and politics of the pandemic
In a Q&A, Frederick Dickinson of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about the politics surrounding the Tokyo Olympics and its historical significance to Japan.
Sex, taboo, and family conversation
Simran Chand's thesis, “Familial Sexual Education for South Asian American Undergraduates and its Implications on Sexual Wellbeing,” used qualitative and quantitative analysis to determine the experiences of parental sexual communications among second-generation South Asian American Penn students.
India’s COVID crisis
Political scientist Tariq Thachil of the School of Arts & Sciences and economist and public health expert Harsha Thirumurthy of the Perelman School of Medicine take a look at what’s happening in India with the pandemic's second wave and what can be done to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
U.S.-Japan relations, past, present, and future
A panel of experts shared their thoughts on the two nation’s historic relationship on the eve of the Biden-Suga summit.
Narratives of COVID-19 in China and the world
The two-day symposium brought together scholars to discuss a broad range of topics, from racism against Chinese students studying in the United States to digital workplace surveillance of Chinese workers.
Supporting Penn’s pan-Asian community
As the community mourns a year of anti-Asian hate crimes, they also move toward healing. Penn Global and the Pan Asian American Community House (PAACH) provide healing outlets for Asian and Asian American people.
‘Alone Again in Fukushima’
On the 10th anniversary of the triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear facility destruction, a film and discussion hosted by the Center for East Asian Studies looked at the calamity’s reverberations.
A conversation about cross-cultural communication
In the latest episode of Penn Today’s “Understand This ...” podcast series, Penn experts discuss the importance of cross-cultural communication in today’s world.