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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 1, 2008

Penn Music Professor Jay Reise's "Rasputin" to Receive its Russian Premiere in Moscow

PHILADELPHIA –- “Rasputin,” an opera in two acts with music and libretto by Jay Reise, professor of music composition at the University of Pennsylvania, will have its Russian premiere Oct. 1-5 at the Helikon Opera in Moscow.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 30, 2008

Penn Scientists Demonstrate Potential of Graphene Films as Next-Generation Transistors

PHILADELPHIA –- Physicists at the University of Pennsylvania have characterized an aspect of graphene film behavior by measuring the way it conducts electricity on a substrate. This milestone advances the potential application of graphene, the ultra-thin, single-atom thick carbon sheets that conduct electricity faster and more efficiently than silicon, the current material of choice for transistor fabrication.

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 30, 2008
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 29, 2008
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 25, 2008

University of Pennsylvania Researchers Demonstrate a Flexible, One-Step Assembly of Nanoscale Structures

PHILADELPHIA –- Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have created a one-step, repeatable method for the production of functional nanoscale patterns or motifs with adjustable features, size and shape using a single master “plate.”

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460July 21, 2008

Donald Kettl to Testify Before U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

WHO: Donald Kettl, professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania, and director, Penn’s Fels Institute of Government

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