School of Arts & Sciences

NYC Mosque Debate Will Shape American Islam

August 29, 2010

Adnan Zulfiqar, a graduate student in  the School of Arts and Sciences, discusses the climate surrounding Islam in the U.S.

Article Source: Associated Press

Updated: Harvard Says Marc Hauser Guilty of Science Misconduct

August 20, 2010

David Premack of the School of Arts and Sciences says, "Dishonesty in cognitive science is somehow more disturbing than dishonesty in biology or physical science."

Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 31, 2010

Penn’s Kelly Writers House Announces Spring 2011 Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Three acclaimed writers have been tapped to serve as Spring 2011 Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House.

Novelist and non-fiction writer Susan Cheever will visit Penn’s campus Feb. 14-15, playwright Edward Albee March 21-22 and poetry critic Marjorie Perloff April 25-26 for evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers and aspiring writers and writer-critics.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 30, 2010

Philadelphia Middle School Students to Launch Power Boats and Rocket Cars at Penn’s Innoworks

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Penn student volunteers and their middle-school partners will launch rockets and power boats as part of a week-long summer course designed to get young people excited about science and technology.

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The Death of an American Dream

August 27, 2010

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences and Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School say real estate can be an inconsistent investment.

Article Source: Toronto Globe and Mail

'I Am Hatred': What Turns Someone Into a Psycho-Killer?

August 25, 2010

Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for his neurological research on psychopathic behavior.

Article Source: “Nightline” (ABC News)

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania Find Possible Genetic Link to Lou Gehrig's Disease

August 26, 2010

John Trojanowski, Virginia Lee and Aaron Gitler of the School of Medicine and Nancy Bonini of the School of Arts and Sciences are featured for their research on a Lou Gehrig’s disease gene.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Lingua Latina Introitum in Vnivers. Harvard. Faciliorem Reddit

August 24, 2010

Joseph Farrell of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses says Latin speakers have an upper hand in higher education.

Article Source: Bloomberg News

Administration to Appeal Ruling in Stem-Cell Case

August 24, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says new stem-cell research laws will negatively impact ongoing studies.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Halt to U.S. Stem Cell Funding Likely to Derail Research, Scientists Say

August 24, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on new U.S. stem-cell research legislation.

Article Source: Bloomberg News