Chemistry’s Virgil Percec has lead a team of researchers in a study that shows chiral structures, which have a defined handedness, can be made out of a mix of left- and right-handed parts.
Homelessness in the United States continues to decline according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress and the report’s co-investigator Dennis Culhane of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice.
Two University of Pennsylvania seniors have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for two to three years of graduate study at Oxford University.
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Cary Coglianese of the Law School is quoted about sources of America’s greenhouse gas emissions.
PIK Professor Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about boundaries of genetic engineering.
Katherina Rosqueta of the School for Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy offers advice about researching the effectiveness of charities.
Doctoral candidate Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for researching websites that leak user data to third parties.
Michael Rubenstein of the Perelman School of Medicine pens an article about the rare disorder, Sydenham’s chorea.
Strategies for effective giving from the Wharton School’s Adam Grant’s book Give and Take.
Research that finds the benefits of a “switchback” approach for technology entrepreneurs co-authored by David Hsu of the Wharton School is highlighted.
Kat Rosqueta of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy is interviewed about charitable giving during the holiday season.