Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the historian as public intellectual.
School of Arts & Sciences
Rogers Smith of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his thoughts on the impact of the 2014 elections.
Melissa Hunt of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying why people with iron deficiency often crave
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University of Pennsylvania undergraduates Jacob Gardenswartz, Annika Neklason and Leah Davidson have been selected as the 2014-2015 Bassini Writing Apprentices. They will complete their apprenticeships in the spring 2015 semester.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for his book
Penn and Berkeley Researchers Find Path to New Kinds of Computers With Faster-switching Ferroelectrics
Ferroelectric materials, commonly used in transit cards, gas grill igniters, video game memory and more, could become strong candidates for use in next-generation computers, thanks to new research led by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Brendan O'Leary Professor of Political Science
Dr. O’Leary is the author or editor of numerous publications including, Divided Nations and European Integration and Right-Sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders. He can discuss the background to the current impasse and similar secessionist referendums that have occurred elsewhere.
“This referendum is more like Kosovo’s than South Sudan’s, but it is also unlike both of them because it has not been preceded by violence, nor will it likely be followed by violence. It is a distinctive case in that the Constitutional Court has only itself to blame for its initial decision to block proposed amendments to Catalonia’s status. A critical component of Spain’s constitutional compromise after the death of Franco is now in ruins.”
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Khadija Tarver is making an interdisciplinary impact – on the soccer field, on the environment and through improved global commerce in nations like Guatemala.
When Afnaan Moharram finishes her studies at the University of Pennsylvania in December, she wants to combine for-profit work with social change, and, if she can’t find a socially conscience business where she can do that, she wants to eventually start one.