School of Arts & Sciences

The Web Poet’s Society

January 7, 2015

Al Filreis of the School of Arts & Sciences and his modern poetry MOOC are highlighted.

Article Source: Atlantic

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Generation

January 7, 2015

Guobin Yang of the Annenberg School for Communication co-writes an article with graduate student Ran Liu of the School

Article Source: Boston Review

Lessons From Latin America on STEM Education

January 7, 2015

Dennis DeTurck of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on exploring new ways to teach math and science.

Article Source: Ideas Laboratory
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194January 7, 2015

Penn Grad Students Share Expertise Across Disciplines to Address Social Problems

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Five Penn graduate students are beginning their journeys as ELISS fellows this spring. Four other Penn students are wrapping up their experiences in the program’s inaugural year and reflecting on the lessons they’ve gleaned about working across disciplines for the public good.

“In today’s world, the stereotype of the nerdy scientist, by himself, looking at a microscope, is no longer accurate and no longer useful,” says Gabriel Innes, a third-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Small K-12 Interventions Can Be Powerful

January 6, 2015

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for administering an intervention that asked students to

Article Source: Education Week

Scientists Conjure Curves From Flatness

January 6, 2015

Toen Castle and Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & S

Article Source: Quanta Magazine

The PM Will Have to Bend the Sangh Parivar to His Will: Devesh Kapur

January 3, 2015

Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the challenges India will face in 2015.

Article Source: Business Standard

Who Will Be the GOP’s Conservative Culture Hero?

January 5, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences writes about who will serve as

Article Source: Huffington Post

Audio: Can the Internet Be Policed?

January 5, 2015

Guobin Yang of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences discusses how the Chinese g

Article Source: “The Inquiry,” BBC

A Hundred Years’ Failure

January 3, 2015

Eric Schneider of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about the War on Drugs.

Article Source: Politico.com