School of Arts & Sciences

Teacher Power: A Promising Experiment at a Newark School

September 10, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on teacher-turnover rates.

Article Source: Newark Star-Ledger

Moving Forward: Thanks for Your Gratitude

September 17, 2010

Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited as father of the positive psychology movement.

Article Source: Jerusalem Post

Donation Brings Hope to Coconut Creek-Based Nonprofit

September 18, 2010

Brittany Young, student in the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured for creating A Spring of Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing fresh water to schools in Africa.

Nanotechnology Institute Awards Funding Company/University Partnerships

September 14, 2010

Arjun Yodh of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research on liquid crystal displays.

Nanoparticles for Molecular Imaging

September 7, 2010

Andrew Tsourkas of the School of Engineering and Applied Science authors an op-ed on molecular imaging.

Article Source: www.Azonano.com

Health Industry Power Brokers

September 13, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses nurse shortages.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Charioteer Was in the Chips

September 13, 2010

Peter Struck of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the salary of a charioteer in ancient Rome.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 8, 2010

Why the Biological Clock? Penn Study Says Aging Reduces Centromere Cohesion, Disrupts Reproduction

PHILADELPHIA –- University of Pennsylvania biologists studying human reproduction have identified what is likely the major contributing factor to the maternal age-associated increase in aneuploidy, the term for an abnormal number of chromosomes during reproductive cell division.

L'american Dream d'une Société de Propriétaires est Mort

September 3, 2010

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the history of economics in the U.S.

Article Source: L’Echo (Brussels)

Running Jogs the Academic Mind

August 29, 2010

Sarah Barringer Gordon of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Law School is cited for her book “The Spirit of the Law: Religious Voices and the Constitution in Modern America,” and says running helps jump start the mind.