School of Arts & Sciences

Supporting Health Care Reform Is the Right Thing to Do

August 30, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed in support of health-care reform.
Article Source: Science Progress

Video Coverage: C.I.A. Interrogation Inquiry

August 27, 2009
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the CIA-interrogation inquiry.
Article Source: VOA News

Seeing Through the Transparency Myth

August 26, 2009
Cary Coglianese of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on government transparency.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Couch Potato Was Born in Paris

August 26, 2009
Joan DeJean of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her book, “The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual — And the Modern Home Began,” as she discusses the modern home.
Article Source: New York Times

Video Coverage: Eminent Organic Chemists: The Human Side

August 24, 2009
Madeleine Joullié of the School of Arts and Sciences is among top chemists included in featured mini-biopics.
Article Source: American Chemical Society
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 14, 2009

Center for Neuroscience and Society Opens at the University of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has launched the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society, a cross-disciplinary endeavor to increase understanding of the impact of neuroscience on society through research and teaching and to encourage the responsible use of neuroscience for the benefit of humanity.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 5, 2009

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Advances in Development Reverse Fertility Declines, Says Penn Collaborative Study

PHILADELPHIA – A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Università Bocconi in Milan have released a study that challenges one of the most established and accepted standards in the social sciences: Human fertility levels tend to decline as countries advance towards high levels of social and economic development.

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