Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for studying how people view failures.
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Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences joins a discussion on the teacher job market and retention.
By encoding information in photons via their spin, “photonic” computers could be orders of magnitude faster and efficient than their current-day counterparts. Likewise, encoding information in the spin of electrons, rather than just their quantity, could make “spintronic” computers with similar advantages.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for studying teacher retention.
This summer, two undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are examining crimes throughout history and how those events resulted in controversial legislative changes.
Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for his work on how human intelligence is measured.
Dr. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet Professor of History
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet is the Robert I. Williams Term Professor of History and director of the Middle East Center at Penn. An expert on U.S.-Iranian relations and modern Iranian history, she has published extensively on the subject and made several media appearances to discuss contemporary issues concerning Iran and the Middle East.
“The signing of the Iran nuclear deal will become one of the major diplomatic milestones of President Obama’s administration—and for good reason. The deal offers a positive way to engage Iran after 36 years of political rancor and virulent rhetoric by opening the conduits of rational communication between two key players in the Middle East. Having experienced the crippling effects of the international sanctions, Iran will not rush to break the conditions of this historic accord anytime soon. If anything, Iran will be more willing to work toward regional policies that will enable economic growth and political stability.”
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Dealing with the difficulties of family illnesses and financial problems inspired Mary Sun to study medicine and business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences discusses the Confederate flag removal from the South Carolina State House grounds and what is next in terms of addressing race relations.