School of Arts & Sciences

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

No Race Talk for a Month

August 23, 2010

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences authors a blog entry on race-fueled politics.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 25, 2010

UMR Coalition Praises Recovery Act’s Investment Impact on Science, Innovation and Technology

PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.

Software Predicts Criminal Behavior

August 22, 2010

Richard Berk of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his development of software that can determine future criminal behavior.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@upenn.edu | 215-898-4045 August 19, 2010

Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania Invites the Community to Sign the "Treaty of Renewed Friendship"

Long before the first Swedish settlers, before William Penn’s arrival, before there was a Declaration of Independence and then a United States of America, the Lenape people lived and thrived in Philadelphia and a wide region that included what is now eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and southern New York.  The history and culture of the Lenape Indians is an integral part of this region.
 

Who Should Test For Alzheimer's?

August 16, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on the ethics surrounding a diagnosis tool for Alzheimer’s.

Article Source: New Republic

The Withering of a Once-Special Relationship

August 17, 2010

Bruce Newsome of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed on U.S.-British relations.

Article Source: CBSNews.com

Old Irish Bones May Yield Murderous Secrets in Pa.

August 16, 2010

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum says bones of Irish immigrants discovered in Philadelphia reveal secrets about both life and death.

Article Source: Associated Press