PHILADELPHIA –- Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have created a one-step, repeatable method for the production of functional nanoscale patterns or motifs with adjustable features, size and shape using a single master “plate.”
School of Arts & Sciences
PHILADELPHIA -- Robert Coover, Joan Didion and Mary Gordon will be the Kelly Writers House Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania for spring 2009.
Coover will visit Penn Feb. 23-24, Didion March 30-31 and Gordon April 27-28. Each Fellow’s visit will begin with a 6:30 p.m. Monday reading at Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, followed by a 10 a.m. Tuesday brunch and an interview-conversation the next morning which will be webcast live.
Dr. Bruce Kuklick
Professor of American History
University of Pennsylvania
• Dr. Kuklick is a scholar of the political, diplomatic and intellectual history of the United States as well as of the philosophy of history.
• His publications include "To Every Thing A Season: Shibe Park and Urban
PHILADELPHIA –- Marsha I. Lester, chair of the Chemistry Department at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named editor of The Journal of Chemical Physics, effective Jan. 1, 2009.
PHILADELPHIA -- Robert Ghrist has been named the seventh Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA –- The temperature inside a healthy, photosynthesizing tree leaf is affected less by outside environmental temperature than originally believed, according to new research from biologists at the University of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will offer a new Ph.D. program in Africana studies based in the Center for Africana Studies of the School of Arts and Sciences beginning in the 2009-2010 academic year.