Hermann Pfefferkorn of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on being among those to help discover a 300-million-year-old fossil forest in China.
School of Arts & Sciences
PHILADELPHIA – At the Penn Lightbulb Café on Tuesday, Feb. 28, Jessica McCrory Calarco, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences, will discuss her research about the correlation between socioeconomic class and children’s seeking help in the classroom.
The free lecture series takes discussions about the arts, humanities and social sciences out of the classroom for a night on the town.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences discusses perceptions of science.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses an honorary professorship bestowed on the late W.E.B. Du Bois.
Dan Swingley and doctoral student Elika Bergelson of the School of Arts and Sciences discuss their research about language acquisition by infants.
WHO: Speaker: Thomas Sugrue, professor of history and sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Penn Researcher Helps Discover and Characterize a 300-Million-Year Old Forest, Preserved Like Pompeii
PHILADELPHIA — Pompeii-like, a 300-million-year-old tropical forest was preserved in ash when a volcano erupted in what is today northern China.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Penn’s naming W.E.B. Du Bois an honorary professor.