School of Arts & Sciences

With Doctors in Short Supply, Responsibilities for Nurses May Expand

November 6, 2009
Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses patient satisfaction with the work of nurse practitioners.
Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604November 6, 2009

Penn Biologist Joshua Plotkin Awarded Packard Fellowship

 

PHILADELPHIA -- Joshua Plotkin, a biologist in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded an $875,000 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.

Plotkin was one of 16 researchers chosen from 99 nominees from 50 universities. His research involves mapping genetic information in nature through the use of mathematical formulas.

Abu Dhabi Seal Reveals Ancient Past

November 5, 2009
Holly Pittman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her article discussing the unearthing of an ancient seal in Abu Dhabi.
Article Source: USA Today
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