Chris Donovan is a Philadelphia native, a Penn alumnus and a movie buff. In addition to teaching literature and cinema at the School of Arts & Sciences, he's also the house dean at Gregory College House, where he runs its film culture program.
Two University of Pennsylvania building projects have received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council: The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology and the Wharton School’s Steinberg-Dietrich Hall West Tower Entrance addition.
The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.
University of Pennsylvania rising sophomore Clare Lombardo of Decatur, Ga., is spending the summer interning with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a guest blogger for education columnist Maureen Downey’s blog Get Schooled.
Penn Medicine: Competition Seeks Experts in Science and Machine Learning to Predict and Detect SeizuresJuly 28, 2014
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Brian Leas and Craig Umscheid of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for researching the spread of infection through the use of “direct oral suction” used during a type of circumcision.
Penn’s new massive open online course “Auf Deutsch: Communicating in German Across Cultures” is featured.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses how social networks can undermine trust.
Alex Edmans of the Wharton School is cited for a paper titled “The Link Between Job Satisfaction and Firm Value, With Implications for Corporate Social Responsibility.”
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an article tackling India’s problem with land.