School of Arts & Sciences

The Ethnic Health Advantage

October 6, 2011

Samuel Preston and graduate student Andrew Fenelon of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for demography research.

Article Source: Scientific American

Accurate Feedback Is Better for Students Than Bogus Praise

October 24, 2011

Young-Hoon Kim of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for research about accurate feedback for students.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 21, 2011
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 20, 2011

Inaugural Penn Lightbulb Café to Focus on JFK’s Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Tapes

WHO:             David Gibson, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn to Celebrate ‘Quintessential’ Israeli Author

October 18, 2011

Nili Gold of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on honoring Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld.

Article Source: Jewish Exponent
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 18, 2011

Penn's Kelly Writers House Announces Spring 2012 Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Three acclaimed writers have been tapped to serve as Spring 2012 Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House.

Performance artist Karen Finley will visit Penn’s campus Feb. 13-14, poet Ron Silliman March 19-20 and American postmodern novelist John Barth April 23-24 for evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers, aspiring writers and writer-critics.

The Anthrax Attacks: Biopreparedness Ten Years Later

October 15, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about Americans being prepared for a biological weapons attack.

Article Source: Politico

Audio: Topeka Kansas Repeals Domestic Violence

October 13, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about Topeka’s repeal of a domestic-violence law.

Article Source: “The Takeaway”

Hard-Wired Hypocrisy in Our Divided Minds

October 8, 2011

Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his book Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Can NBA Players Really Win the Lockout War on Twitter?

October 12, 2011

Eric Rabe of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how social media are used to gain attention in the NBA lockout negotiations.

Article Source: CNN