Ariel Koren, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a merit-based award for college students who plan to pursue graduate or professional degrees to prepare for careers in government or public service.
School of Arts & Sciences
Cosmologists have established that much of the stuff of the universe is made of dark matter, a mysterious, invisible substance that can’t be directly detected but which exerts a gravitational pull on surrounding objects.
Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his analysis of home sales in Philadelphia.
Shaiyam Flavaney credits much of his success as a student at the University of Pennsylvania to the guidance he received from his mentors, growing up in Jackson, N.J.
Jerry Jacobs of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for collaborating on research that shows increasing number of college students pursued degrees in science and technology during the Great Recession.
Dustin Brisson of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his research on strain-specific immunity for Lyme disease.
Doctoral student Andrew Stokes of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Illness simultaneously reduces BMI and increases risk for mortality.”
The classroom is not the only place at the University of Pennsylvania where a student can learn a language.
Gregory College House’s residential modern languages program offers five “language houses” where students can enjoy new cultural experiences and improve their language proficiency.