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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.
PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Assistant Professor Heather Schofield led a group of Wharton students on a four-day trip to Ethiopia, for a close-up look at the African nation’s health, agricultural, business, and political sectors.
At Perry World House Monday, activists from around the world talked about how they’re working to make sure the stories of women and girls are told—and heard.
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Global Order Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House and a former deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, encouraged scientists to tell policymakers what they know about climate change, to help shape regulations and policy decisions.
At Perry World House, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney sat down with former City Solicitor Sozi Tulante, a PWH Visiting Fellow, to discuss the administration’s role in significant immigration-policy decisions.
In addition to his residency at PWH, Penn’s global policy research institute, Al Hussein will also co-teach a class at the Penn Law School during the spring semester.
Eighty-one students training in a diversity of health professions worked with regional and federal agencies to confront an imagined outbreak scenario centered around bubonic plague in Philadelphia.
During the next two years, Penn IREF will award as much as $2 million in matching research grants to Penn faculty to stimulate and support research activity in India.
“Beyond the Walls: The University of the Future” brought scholars, administrators, and technology experts together to discuss the future of higher education and the disruption of the traditional “brick and mortar” college campus.
Perry World House’s two-day colloquium, “Competing Visions of the Global Order,” featured important conversations with eminent world leaders, and concluded with the Penn Biden Leaders Dialogue.
Michael Horowitz of the School of Arts and Sciences and Perry World House and Joshua Schwartz, a doctoral candidate in Arts and Sciences, analyzed the administration’s policy changes around drone exports.
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Perry World House fellow Derek Chollet and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Mitchell Orenstein weighed in on Mattis’ impact on U.S. military alliances.
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