School of Arts & Sciences

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.

Archbishop Tutu's DNA Helps Show African Diversity

February 18, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on researchers’ study of African DNA.
Article Source: Associated Press

Art Exhibit on Rape Opens on Univ. of Penn Campus

February 18, 2010
Penn’s "This Is Not an Invitation to Rape Me" art exhibit is featured.
Article Source: KYW Radio (Philadelphia)

Pa. Gets $130M in Broadband Funds

February 18, 2010
Penn’s is among institutions participating in the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research initiative.

Indian Govt Funds US Research on Migration

February 18, 2010
The Center for the Advanced Study of India receives a $2 million gift from the Indian government.
Article Source: Rediff News (India)

Scientists Decode Genomes of Five Africans, Including Archbishop Tutu

February 17, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses gene mapping in Africa.
Article Source: New York Times