School of Arts & Sciences

Black Hole May Offer Clues to Extra Dimensions

November 24, 2010

The work of Amitai Bin-Nun, a graduate student of the School of Arts and Sciences, is featured.

Article Source: Science NOW

The Climate Is in Your Head

December 10, 2010

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is mentioned for his opinion on professors lecturing about diversity.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658December 9, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Names Two New PIK Professors: Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock

PHILADELPHIA -- Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge professors at the University of Pennsylvania.

The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.  Both PIK appointments are effective Jan. 1. 

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 9, 2010
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 8, 2010

Penn Astronomer Opens New Window on the Universe’s Past

             PHILADELPHIA –- A new instrument designed, built and operated by a collaboration including University of Pennsylvania astronomer James Aguirre and scientists at the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of Colorado and Japan's Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, is helping to open new views on a vital epoch of star formation in the early universe, using a convenient natural phenomenon called gravitatio

Veteran Broadcaster Diego Castellanos Is Tuned In to Latino Community

December 6, 2010

Johnny Irizarry of La Casa Latina comments on a broadcaster’s involvement with the Latino community.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Capital Reworks Its Jobs Data

December 6, 2010

Greg Kaplan of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study on interstate migration through the recession.

Article Source: Newsweek

The Root Review: ‘Night Catches Us’

December 3, 2010

Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts and Sciences shares her view on a new movie.

Article Source: The Root

Troops Headed to Iraq Get Lesson in Ancient Artifacts

November 26, 2010

C. Brian Rose of Penn Museum gives U.S. troops a lesson on ancient artifacts and cultural sensitivity.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Master’s in English: Will Mow Lawns

November 28, 2010

Peter Conn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the lackluster placement data for graduate-school programs.