President Amy Gutmann receives a citizenship award.
Penn in the News
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on the psychology of happiness.
Deborah Watkins Bruner of the School of Nursing discusses research that evaluates pain during cancer treatment.
Pavel Savor of the Wharton School assesses patterns in business mergers.
President Amy Gutmann and former President Sheldon Hackney discuss Drew Gilpin Faust’s qualifications to be president of Harvard.
Christopher Patusky of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the culture shock that can stem from immigration.
Steven Hahn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Harvard’s choice for president.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research on teacher attrition.
Theodore Hershberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses state Sen. Vincent Fumo.
E. Ann Matter of the School of Arts and Sciences says Harvard’s new
president will bring a different perspective.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions says Penn applications are up.
Provost Ronald Daniels discusses the addition of Philippe Bourgois as a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor in the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
Camille Charles of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the role African immigrants play in affirmative action in the United States.
Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing says it is possible that environmental factors could trigger an existing genetic predisposition to autism.
Nobel Laureate Alan MacDiarmid is memorialized.
President Amy Gutmann comments on Harvard’s presidential nominee, Drew Gilpin Faust.
Chemistry Professor Alan MacDiarmid is remembered.
Harris Steinberg of the School of Design discusses the five internationally recognized designers selected to help re-design the Philadelphia riverfront.
John Cipollini of Dining Services discusses Penn’s transition to frying free of trans fats.
Dean Lee Stetson of Admissions discusses Penn’s record number of applicants.