The words people use on social media can reveal hidden meaning to those who know where to look. New Penn research links the online behavior of more than 5,000 Twitter users to their income bracket.
Penn’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Awards the Inaugural Carnot Prize to IHS Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin
PennDesign’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy announced that it will honor Dr. Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of research firm IHS, with the inaugural Carnot Prize, which recognizes “distinguished contributions to energy policy through scholarship and/or practice.”
As a member of Mask and Wig, Max Levy’s voice can be heard around the University of Pennsylvania campus, but the bass/baritone has performed to audiences outside of campus, including the prestigious Tanglewood Festival Chorus.
Faster than a speeding lecture, more powerful than a standing committee, able to take great intellectual leaps in a single bound, John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America. He's also Anthroman.
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Al Filreis of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about Kenneth Goldsmith’s poetry techniques.
Jonathan Moreno of the School or Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine blogs about the topics that will be covered in his bioethics course and about not being stifled by providing a warning to students that some topics might be upsetting.
The Museum is highlighted for exhibiting ancient religious texts to mark the papal visit next month.
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about using “well-being” as the top standard for valuing lives.
Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine and director Lynn Marsden-Atlass of the Arthur Ross Gallery comment on the exhibit “Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napoleon III.”