School of Arts & Sciences

Penn and Emory Chiefs Will Advise Obama on Bioethics

November 25, 2009
President Amy Gutmann will chair a new bioethics panel that President Obama says will develop “recommendations through practical and policy-related analyses."
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Audio: Understanding Career Opportunities

November 25, 2009
David Thornburgh of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Fels Institute of Government discusses job opportunities in his weekly commentary segment.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Obama Taps Penn's Gutmann to Lead Bioethics Panel

November 25, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is appointed by President Obama to chair the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sustainable Feast at the College Dining Hall

November 25, 2009
Vice President Marie Witt and Laurie Cousart, both of Business Services, and Michelle Jacobson, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, comment on Penn Dining’s local-food initiative.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Presidents of Penn and Emory Will Lead Obama's New Bioethics Panel

November 24, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is named chair of the Obama administration’s new bioethics panel.

Obama Names Chairs of New Bioethics Panel

November 24, 2009
President Amy Gutmann will chair new federal bioethics panel.
Article Source: ScienceInsider

Artifacts Shed Light on the Common Maya

November 23, 2009
Elin Danien and Simon Martin of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences are cited as curators of "Painted Metaphors,” a Museum exhibit on Mayan art and culture.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Progress Lagging on President's House Project

November 22, 2009
Michael Zuckerman of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses progress on the President's House memorial.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie S. McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 19, 2009

Inaugural Group of Penn Eco-Reps Seeks to Educate, Change Residents’ Eco-Behavior at Three College Houses

PHILADELPHIA –- A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to spread awareness among students of sustainability and of Penn’s Climate Action Plan commitments.

Democracy's War Problem

November 18, 2009
Bruce Newsome of the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed exploring democratic nations’ propensity for engaging in military stalemates.
Article Source: Baltimore Sun