Penn Global

Biden talks March for our Lives, Russia, and Cancer Moonshot

In Joe Biden’s opinion, if there’s one line from JFK’s famous “moon speech” that can best describe where the nation is at in curing cancer, it’s that “we are unwilling to postpone.” To a jam-packed Irvine Auditorium, Biden deliberately and passionately declared: “Every second counts.”

Lauren Hertzler

Undergraduate seminar takes students to India

Nearly 8,000 miles from the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in Philadelphia, eight students immersed themselves in “The Performing Arts of Modern South India” through a year-long course that included a 12-day visit to India and continues through the spring.

Jill DiSanto

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Philadelphia Business Journal

How to Watch Joe Biden's Conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann

Former Vice President Joe Biden is returning to campus this afternoon to join President Amy Gutmann for a conversation focusing on the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. It will be livestreamed on March 29th, 2018 from 3 to 4 p.m. (EDT).


NBC News

What Is NATO? And What Do Trump and Russia Think About It?

Rebecca Lissner of Perry World House provided historical context for NATO’s continued value. In response to criticism of the alliance, Lissner proposed modernization over dissolution.