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Are 'Sex Addicts' Victims of Addiction?

March 1, 2010
Robert Kurzban of the School of Arts and Sciences and Charles O'Brien of the School of Medicine discuss sex addiction.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Chopin's Iconic Funeral March

March 1, 2010
Jeffrey Kallberg of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Frederic Chopin’s funeral march.
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 26, 2010

University of Pennsylvania Joins International Collaboration in Government/Academics to Research "Soft Matter"

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter has entered into a multi-year agreement with specialty chemical producer Rhodia and the French National Center for Scientific Research to launch an international, public-private research collaboration in soft condensed matter.

What Makes a Great Teacher?

February 24, 2010
Angela Lee Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research on teacher effectiveness.
Article Source: The Atlantic

Another Busy Year for Art Museum's Michael Taylor

February 23, 2010
Christine Poggi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Picasso exhibition.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Study Traces Human Diversity to Southern Africa

February 23, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on new genetics research in Africa.
Article Source: The Guardian (U.K.)

DHS Enhances Security of Cesium Irradiators; Public-Private Effort Seeks to Keep Radioactive Materials Safe

February 23, 2010
Robert Forrest of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety discusses Penn’s role in environmental safety preparedness.
Article Source: Domestic Preparedness

A Murder Suspect’s Worth to Science

February 22, 2010
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says intelligence is often associated with morality.
Article Source: New York Times

'Service Learning' Becomes the New Standard at Tulane U.

February 21, 2010
Penn’s work to improve community schools is cited.