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PennNews

Jan 2015

"“Think of it as midway between a classic pen pal and a study-abroad friend.” "

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The Columbia Spectator

Nov 2013

"For the first time in recent history, there will be an event on campus that presents an alternative to this academically lachrymose picture. Dorm Room Diplomacy...seeks to do all that we have been collectively failing to in regards to the Middle East..."

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Pipe Dream

Sep 2013

"Dorm Room Diplomacy promoted the First Amendment by creating a poster board “wall” on which students could exercise their rights and express themselves."

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Pipe Dream

Sep 2013

"We heard a few varying perspectives on the conflict in Syria and the case for and against US involvement, including those of people from the Middle East."

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The Daily Pennsylvanian

Mar 2012

"Two Penn students won a $10,000 award for their work on an organization that is bringing together American and Middle Eastern students from the comforts of their own dorm rooms."

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Clinton Global Initiative University

May 2011

"CGI U Stories: Jacob Blumenfeld-Gantz & Corey Metzman (2011)"

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Clinton Global Initiative University

Mar 2011

"President Clinton will open the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) by announcing innovative student projects that will...increase understanding between American and Middle Eastern college students."

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The Daily Pennsylvanian

Sep 2009

"Two Penn students are trying to bridge the gap between the West and the Middle East - from their dorm rooms."

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The Columbia Spectator

Dec 2013

"Dorm Room Diplomacy is a chance to exchange perspectives from the Middle East and the U.S. on subjects that bring the populations together"

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Beyond the Bombs

Jan 2014

"When John Lennon wrote “Imagine” in 1971, I doubt he imagined that the song would someday be sung...by a group of undergraduate students from five different countries over the internet after a discussion about the intersection of religion and politics. But that is exactly what I got to do fall 2013."

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