The University of Pennsylvania will host a regional meeting of African think tanks February 3-5 in Pretoria, South Africa.
School of Arts & Sciences
Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about poverty in America.
A team led by University of Pennsylvania paleontologists has characterized a new dinosaur based on fossil remains found in northwestern China. The species, a plant-eating sauropod named Yongjinglong datangi, roamed during the Early Cretaceous period, more than 100 million years ago.
WHO: Etienne Benson
Assistant Professor of History and Sociology of Science
Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of history and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum, has been elected president of the Social Science History Association.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes his thoughts about Ariel Sharon.