Most studies of psychological mechanisms involve watching those mechanisms in action and then devising a theory for how they work.
Kristen Kelly exudes confidence as she quickly strides across the University of Pennsylvania campus. Through her academic pursuits and the relationships she’s developed at Penn, the native Philadelphian is comfortable with her multi-racial identity and with her place in the world.
The University of Puerto Rico and University of Pennsylvania have been awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to support their Partnership for Research and Education in Materials.
The University of Pennsylvania will host Samuel R. Delany, Eileen Myles and Matthew Weiner as Kelly Writers House fellows during the spring 2016 semester.
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Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is cited as the director of the newly formed Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at Penn.
Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education, John Jemmott of the Perelman School of Medicine and Annenberg School for Communication and Loretta Sweet Jemmott of the School of Nursing are mentioned for working with the Barbershop Project to help combat youth illiteracy.
Alum Larry Liu is featured as a transfer student from the Community College of Philadelphia. Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School is also quoted.
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli accepted the 2015 Corporate Advocate of the Year Award on behalf of the University from the African American Chamber of Commerce.
May graduate Austin Bossart talks about being selected as a 14th round pick in Major League Baseball’s draft.