School of Arts & Sciences

In Defeat, Santorum Becomes Conservative Champion

April 10, 2012

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Rick Santorum’s suspension of his presidential campaign.

Article Source: NPR
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 10, 2012

Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Announces Public Policy Challenge Winner

PHILADELPHIA –- The Closing Schools, Opening Opportunities team has won the University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government’s Third Annual Public Policy Challenge

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 10, 2012

Is Science Getting Easier, Harder or Both?

April 6, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his comments about finding answers to difficult science questions.

Article Source: Psychology Today

Census Says: City Growing as ‘Burbs Slowing

April 6, 2012

John Kromer of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Philadelphia census data.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 4, 2012

How Novel: Penn LPS Teacher Writes for Tweens, Teens and Young Adults

“Perfect features, the right shoes, luminescent lip gloss and the instincts of barracudas” is how Melissa Jensen describes a group of high school freshmen in The Fine Art of Truth or Dare, her most recent novel.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 3, 2012

Ambassador David Shinn to Speak at Penn on 'China-Africa Relations: An Evolving Dynamic' April 4

                              WHO:             David Shinn, former U.S.

Americans Are Protesting, but What Stops Full-scale Rioting?

March 30, 2012

Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his book Why Don’t American Cities Burn?

Article Source: The Huffington Post

This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

April 3, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments about military neuroscience.

Article Source: Mother Jones
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 2, 2012

Karen Detlefsen Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2012 Collaborative Research Fellowship

PHILADELPHIA – Karen Detlefsen, associate professor of philosophy and education at the University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a 2012 American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship.  She is among 15 s