Sarah Barringer Gordon of the Law School and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the importance of transparen
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Penn and Berkeley Researchers Find Path to New Kinds of Computers With Faster-switching Ferroelectrics
Ferroelectric materials, commonly used in transit cards, gas grill igniters, video game memory and more, could become strong candidates for use in next-generation computers, thanks to new research led by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Brendan O'Leary Professor of Political Science
Dr. O’Leary is the author or editor of numerous publications including, Divided Nations and European Integration and Right-Sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders. He can discuss the background to the current impasse and similar secessionist referendums that have occurred elsewhere.
“This referendum is more like Kosovo’s than South Sudan’s, but it is also unlike both of them because it has not been preceded by violence, nor will it likely be followed by violence. It is a distinctive case in that the Constitutional Court has only itself to blame for its initial decision to block proposed amendments to Catalonia’s status. A critical component of Spain’s constitutional compromise after the death of Franco is now in ruins.”
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Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala.
When Afnaan Moharram finishes her studies at the University of Pennsylvania in December, she wants to combine for-profit work with social change, and, if she can’t find a socially conscience business where she can do that, she wants to eventually start one.
For University of Pennsylvania senior Cait Breslin, studying abroad in Buenos Aires and in Kolkata has been an important part of her college experience. And she says it is good preparation toward her long-term goal of becoming a physician.
Robert Aronowitz, a physician and historian at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the nation's highest honors in the health-care field.
Blue light can both set the mood and set in motion important biological responses.
David Brainard of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about color.
Eswaran Sridharan of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “When a minority community withdraws from the broad secula