Sleep is a critical period for memory consolidation, and most people don’t get enough. Research has shown that even brief periods of sleep deprivation can lead to deficits in memory formation.
School of Arts & Sciences
Katherine Mateo is a leader and mentor with a passion to make the world a better place. The senior who entered the University of Pennsylvania three years ago as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and Civic Scholar is director of Global Youth United, a Philadelphia-based organization that helps high school-age students identify social problems in the world and develop strategic plans to address them.
David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences writes from a historical perspective about the Ebola epidemic.
By Madeleine Stone @themadstone
Nearly 35 pre-teens received their acceptance letters to the University of Pennsylvania -- at least for one day.
On Friday, Nov. 21, eighth-graders from the Henry C. Lea Elementary School in West Philadelphia became honorary college students at Penn during College Day 2014.
Renée Fox of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Bord
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the historian as public intellectual.
Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his thoughts on the impact of the 2014 elections.
Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying why people with iron deficiency often crave