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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 9, 2011

Penn Researchers Show New Evidence of Genetic “Arms Race” Against Malaria

PHILADELPHIA — For tens of thousands of years, the genomes of malaria parasites and humans have been at war with one another. Now, University of Pennsylvania geneticists, in collaboration with an international team of scientists, have developed a new picture of one way that the human genome has fought back. 

Bioprogressive America

June 9, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on biopolitics and bioprogressivism.

Article Source: Democracy

Prison Overcrowding and Brown v. Plata

June 8, 2011

Marie Gottschalk of the School of Arts and Sciences shares her perspective on reforming the U.S. prison system.

Article Source: New Republic
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 7, 2011

Penn Offering Postdoctoral Fellowships to Promote Academic Diversity

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for its Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Study Finds Sudden Insights Key to Learning Words

June 6, 2011

Lila Gleitman of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for co-authoring a study on how children learn their first words.

Article Source: Education Week

Video: Romney Frontrunner in Presidential Race

June 2, 2011

Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Mitt Romney as the frontrunner in the Presidential race.

Article Source: CNBC

Rentar, el Nuevo “Sueño Americano”

June 2, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on why more Americans are choosing to rent instead of buying homes.

Article Source: BBC Mundo

DIY ‘Biopunks’ Want Science in Hands of People

June 1, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences comments on the spirit and direction of biopunks.

Article Source: USA Today

The White Shift Out of Philly

June 2, 2011

Emilio Parrado of the School of Arts and Sciences offers reasons on what has driven a white population decline in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Audio: Continuing Housing Crisis: Ghost Suburbs and Empty Real Estate

June 1, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the effect of vacant homes in the U.S.

Article Source: Public Radio International