School of Arts & Sciences

Brain Science Starting to Impact Varied Fields

October 15, 2009
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on recent advances in neuroscience.
Article Source: Reuters

Neuroscience: Small, Furry … and Smart

October 14, 2009
Martha Farah of the School of Arts and Sciences says regulating brain-enhancing drugs is problematic.
Article Source: Nature

Penn Archaeologist Recreates Ancient Brews

October 13, 2009
Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is featured, alongside his book, “Uncorking the Past,” for his expertise in ancient brewing.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mulling a Long-Term Drop in Homeownership Rate

October 8, 2009
Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences and Joseph Gyourko of the Wharton School are cited for their expertise in home-ownership rates.
Article Source: American Banker

World Innovation Summit for Education Announces the 6 WISE Awards 2009 Winners

October 7, 2009
President Amy Gutmann is a World Innovation Summit for Education juror.

Area Campuses Turning Green in Many Ways

October 7, 2009
Some of Penn’s green initiatives are highlighted.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Green Report Card 2010

October 7, 2009
Penn receives an “A-” for its efforts to “go green.”
Article Source: Greenreportcard.org

Campus Access Varies Widely

October 6, 2009
Penn is cited for its visitor-friendly campus.
Article Source: New York Times

Optimism: Learn to Live on the Bright Side of Life

October 5, 2009
Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for his work in developing positive psychology and cited for his book, "Learned Optimism.”
Article Source: Courier-Post

Radio: “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”

October 5, 2009
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her book, "The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual -- And the Modern Home Began."
Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)