School of Arts & Sciences

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.

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)

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
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 17, 2010

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

African Genomes Sequenced

February 17, 2010
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses scientists’ genetic sequencing of populations in Africa.
Article Source: The Scientist

Scientists Rule: King Tut Felled by Malaria and Broken Leg

February 16, 2010
David Silverman of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum discusses new findings related to King Tut’s cause of death, and the Museum is cited for its exhibit on the ruler.
Article Source: USA Today