GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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PHILADELPHIA250 Presents Listen in to “In the Pursuit…,” our conversation series exploring how our four guiding values inspired by the Declaration of Independence shape the work being done today to make Philadelphia and the country more equitable, just, sustainable and resilient.
April 29, 2021
By Mike Sepanic Date April 27, 2021 Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway today announced that Antonio D. Tillis will assume the post of chancellor of Rutgers University–Camden on July 1.
April 29, 2021
Climate change is no longer a forecast for the future. It is quickly approaching and in many places of the world, it is already here. According to the City of Philadelphia, an increase in temperatures and precipitation are the biggest impacts that Philly will see in the coming years from climate change. In response to the economic, political, and social pressure mounting due to climate change, Temple University’s Office of Sustainability and International Student Affairs paired to discuss the issue. 
April 27, 2021
By Peak Johnson ProChile, the governmental institution in Chile that is solely responsible for export promotion, of both goods and services, announced two new commercial representations in the U.S., in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. last fall. 
April 27, 2021
University of Pennsylvania Center for East Asian Studies presents: K-12 NCTA Professional Development Seminar “Cultural Identities and Cross Cultural Connections in East Asia: Influences from the Classical Period to the Present”
April 27, 2021
CBS-Philadelphia A Chat With: Carol Wong, Owner And Director Of Chinatown Learning Center
April 25, 2021
The Preservation Alliance is proud to announce that Architecture Walking tours are back for the 2021 season. Enjoy a lovely Spring stroll around one of Philadelphia's many neighborhoods with one of our guides to learn more about Philadelphia's history, its architecture, and our communities.
April 20, 2021
Reopen House Day will be celebrated on April 18th
April 20, 2021
Lopez’s promotion comes not long after the appointment of Gregory Deavens as the health system’s first Black President and CEO in Jan. 2021.
April 19, 2021