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Tackling climate change on all levels

At the Perry World House Global Shifts Colloquium, experts from around the world discussed what governments, and individuals, can do to avoid the ultimate catastrophe.

Gwyneth K. Shaw

Seeing, hearing, and encountering post-apartheid South Africa

A Penn Global Seminar course taught by Carol Muller took the 16 undergraduates to South Africa to explore that nation's history and post-apartheid present day through music and culture. The students demonstrated the impact of the journey through final projects including a painting, a written paper, a poem, a film, a photo essay, a musical score—even a set of political cartoons.

Louisa Shepard



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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).

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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.

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