School of Arts & Sciences

Shortchanging Extracurriculars Mighty be Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish

October 12, 2011

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research on students’ involvement in activities as a predictor of success.

Article Source: Education Next
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 11, 2011

Uncommon Comrades

October 11, 2011

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for her involvement with the PBS show History Detectives.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 10, 2011

Penn Team Wins Entrepreneurial Innovation Award

PHILADELPHIA — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected a University of Pennsylvania team as a member of its inaugural class of NSF Innovation Corps awards. The I-Corps Awards recognize research that has the potential for commercial applications and connects scientists to entrepreneurial resources.

Video: What the Tech?: Clickers in the Classroom

September 27, 2011

Paul Heiney and Elizabeth Scheyder of the School of Arts and Sciences are featured for using clickers to add a level of interaction within the classroom.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

A Conversation With Jonathan D. Moreno, Bioethicist and Professor

October 7, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed.

Article Source: Atlantic

Synagogues and Residents Unite to Revitalize Old York Road

October 10, 2011

Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education and Lauren Hirshon of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences are mentioned in regards to the revitalization of Old York Road.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 7, 2011

Penn Physicists’ New Manufacturing Technique Means Higher Quality Nanotube Devices

PHILADELPHIA -- Major advances in materials science and nanotechnology promise to revolutionize electronic devices with unprecedented strength and conductivity, but those promises can’t be fulfilled if the devices can’t be consistently manufactured.

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Golan v. Holder Supreme Court Case

Expert:
            Dr. Peter Decherney

            Associate Professor of Cinema Studies and English 

             University of Pennsylvania

 

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