School of Arts & Sciences

Self-help Workbook Helps Ease IBS Symptoms

October 22, 2014

The School of Arts & Science’s Melissa Hunt is featured for studying how a self-help book works with patients who have irritable bowel syndrome.

Article Source: Reuters (Consultant 360)
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820October 24, 2014

Soccer-playing Student at Penn Scores Goals With a Global Impact

Khadija Tarver is kicking it up a notch -- around the world and on the field as a member of the Penn Women's Soccer Club. All club games are free and open to the public.

Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala.

Tarver, a 20-year-old junior majoring in environmental studies in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, is now in her third year playing center back for the Penn Women’s Soccer Club.

Woman Makes History at College and in Judaism

October 23, 2014

Beth Wenger of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “To have a woman lead a seminary and lead a movement is still, e

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45,000-year-old Man Reveals Earliest Human Genome

October 23, 2014

Sarah Tishkoff of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on scientists who have

Article Source: United Press International

Proof of Lazaretto Immigrants’ Final Resting Place

October 22, 2014

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences and Aaron Wunsch

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604October 24, 2014

NanoDay@Penn Hands Out Research and Image Awards

The Nano/Bio Interface Center's NanoDay@Penn is a public education and outreach event and an opportunity to recognize student achievements, both in research and in creativity

By Madeleine Stone @themadstone

The Creative Gifts of ADHD

October 21, 2014

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

Article Source: Scientific American
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

Audio: Can Old Coffee Cause Yellow Fever?

October 6, 2014

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

‘Rule of Law’ or ‘Rule by Law’? In China, a Preposition Makes All the Difference

October 20, 2014

Victor Mair of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the difference between of “rule of law” and “rule by law.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal