School of Arts & Sciences

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)

College Sex Rule Unnecessary, Many Say

October 4, 2009
University of Pennsylvania juniors (from left) Cory Winkoff, Terry Kennedy, and Will Amling disagree with the Tufts sex policy.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Homeless Addicts' Fragile Lives

October 4, 2009
“Righteous Dopefiend,” s book by Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, is reviewed.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Ancient Ales at Penn Museum

October 2, 2009
Penn Museum hosts an exhibit focuses on re-creating age-old beers, featuring Patrick McGovern of the Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences who will sign his book, “Uncorking the Past.”
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

America the Secular? Not So Fast . . .

October 2, 2009
Christopher Nichols of the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for his book, "Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Imminent Secularization from the Puritans to the Present Day,” as he discusses religion in America.
Article Source: Politics Daily