Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for analyzing tweets to hel
School of Arts & Sciences
WHO: Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, Russian conceptual artists and founding members of the art collective Pussy Riot
WHAT: “A Conversation With Pussy Riot”
By Julie McWilliams
University of Pennsylvania senior Tess Michaels has found herself in an enviable situation not unlike game show contestants who must pick Door No. 1, Door No. 2 or Door No. 3.
Postdoctoral fellow Alexander Stewart of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about a new approach to game theory he studied with Jos
The field of metamaterials is all about making structures that have physical properties that aren’t found in nature. Predicting what kinds of structures would have those traits is one challenge; physically fabricating them is quite another, as they often require precise arrangement of constituent materials on the smallest scales.
Justin McDaniel and other members of the Penn Ghost Project share their thoughts about creating an online ghost story a
By Madeleine Stone @themadstone
Rivers drive the evolution of Earth’s surface by eroding and depositing sediment.
But for nearly a century, geologists have puzzled over why theoretical models, which use principles of physics to predict patterns of sediment transport in rivers, have rarely matched observations from nature.
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for helping curate the “Represent: 200 Years of