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Penn Celebrates Innovation and Pennovation Ground Breaking November 17, 2014 | American Entrepreneurship Today

President Amy Gutmann and the Pennovation Center groundbreaking are featured.


Video: Thinkfest 2014: Jim Gardner’s Conversation With Amy Gutmann November 14, 2014 | WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

President Amy Gutmann is interviewed about Penn’s investment in innovation and technology.


Brain-Sharpening Ice-Chewing Compulsion May Be a Vestige of Mammalian Evolution November 11, 2014 | Nova Next, WHYY

Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying why people with iron deficiency often crave ice and how that might provide a cognitive boost.


How Bionic Technology Will Change What It Means to Be Human November 11, 2014 | Vox

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his book Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century.


Audio: These X’s Are the Same Shade, So What Does That Say About Color? November 10, 2014 | “All Things Considered” National Public Radio

David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about color.