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Woman Makes History at College and in Judaism October 23, 2014 | Philly.com

Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, even in this age, a marker.”


Proof of Lazaretto Immigrants’ Final Resting Place October 22, 2014 | Philly.com

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences and Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design are quoted about the final resting place of immigrants from the Lazaretto quarantine station.


The Creative Gifts of ADHD October 21, 2014 | Scientific American

Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the creativity of people with ADHD.


Audio: Can Old Coffee Cause Yellow Fever? October 6, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about his rotten coffee event and yellow fever.


Grit Trumps Talent and IQ: A Story Every Parent (and Educator) Should Read October 15, 2014 | National Geographic

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for her approach to teaching students grit.