School of Arts & Sciences

For Rats, a Break from Stress Isn’t Worth the Relief

July 22, 2014

Seema Bhatnagar of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about habituation to a tough situation as a coping mechanism.

Article Source: Science News
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151July 24, 2014

Penn Student Jesús Pérez’s Challenging Feat Inspires Himself and Others

After training for months and then running the equivalent of nearly six marathons in six consecutive days in the Atacama Desert in Chile, University of Pennsylvania student Jesús Pérez now feels empowered to tackle any challenge he encounters.

Climbing China’s Corruption Ladder

July 23, 2014

Hanming Fang of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for co-authoring a working paper about corruption in China’s housing sector.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The International Team Trying to Save Syrian Antiquities

July 21, 2014

Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum talks about the Heritage Task Force training Syrians to protect artifacts.

Article Source: BBC News

Russian Media on Malaysian Flight MH17 Tragedy: Epic Fail

July 20, 2014

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the Russian media’s role in covering the Malaysian flight tragedy.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Researchers Aim for an Electrical Memory Prosthesis

July 18, 2014

The Penn DARPA project is mentioned, and Michael Kahana of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted.

Article Source: Science

Video: On the Sunni Side

July 17, 2014

Brendan O’Leary of the School of Arts & Sciences discussed about U.S. foreign policy in relation to federalization in Ukraine and Iraq.

Article Source: RT.com (Russia)

Gifted Education: Georgia Is Not Only Place Struggling to Get It Right

July 18, 2014

Undergraduate student Clare Lombardo of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about gifted education.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460
Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721July 17, 2014

Penn Lightbulb Café: Emilio Parrado on Latin American Migration to the U.S.

Latin American migration to the United States grew very rapidly during the last two decades of the 20th century.

WHO:

Emilio Parrado

Professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and the Population Studies Center

Director of Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies Program

University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:

Penn Lightbulb Café, "New Realities of Latin American Migration to the U.S.”

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 29, 6-7 p.m. 

WHERE:

World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia

How Competing World Cup Nations Champion Drug Policy Reform

July 11, 2014

Undergraduate Jelani Hayes of the School of Arts & Sciences blogs about how nations participating in the World Cup are addressing drug policy reform.

Article Source: Huffington Post