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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 26, 2009

Penn Evolutionary Biologist and Computer Scientist Awarded Sloan Research Fellowships


PHILADELPHIA -– Joshua Plotkin, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Pennsylvania, and Steve Zdancewic, associate professor of computer and information science at Penn, have been named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows for 2009.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 24, 2009
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460February 19, 2009

University of Pennsylvania Hosts Gender and Sexuality Studies State of the Field Conference



WHO: Gayle Rubin (keynote speaker), assistant professor of anthropology and women's studies at the University of Michigan, and more than 30 key figures in gender and sexuality studies

WHAT: “Rethinking Sex, Gender and Sexuality Studies” State of the Field Conference

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania campus

WHEN: March 4–6, 2009
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604February 18, 2009

Penn Opens Center for Particle Cosmology to Study Early Nature of the Universe

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WHAT:

Leading experts in physics and astronomy will gather for a reception celebrating the launch of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Particle Cosmology, a joint venture between cosmology and particle physics which provides an incubator for research into dark matter, dark energy and the nature of the early universe, fostering the development of new theoretical approaches.

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