School of Arts & Sciences

Developer From Peru Has Eye on Detroit

February 6, 2014

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on international plans to revitalize Detroit.

Article Source: New York Times

‘Chinese Pompeii’ Mystery Solved, as Scientists Say Volcanic Ash Fossilized Animals in Death Poses

February 5, 2014

Janet Monge of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Penn Museum comments on Chinese fossils.

Article Source: Science/AAAS

Yes, Teacher Morale Really Is Low – Despite a Report to the Contrary

February 5, 2014

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for researching teaching autonomy and satisfaction.

Article Source: Washington Post

State Division

February 3, 2014

A paper co-authored by Guy Grossman of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research on why countries are dividing themselves into smaller political units.

Article Source: Slate.com

60-Foot-Long Titanosaur Species Discovered in China Adds to Region’s Growing Fossil Clout

January 30, 2014

Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about the discovery of a new species of titanosaur.

Article Source: Nature World News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460February 4, 2014

Penn Student Harnesses Power of Micro-Finance to Empower Women

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University of Pennsylvania senior Meher Rehman is building on a mission she began while still in high school: working to empower women in developing parts of the world through micro-finance projects.

University of Pennsylvania senior Meher Rehman is building on a mission she began while still in high school: working to empower women in developing parts of the world through micro-finance projects.

Is Marriage Responsible for Economic Inequality?

January 30, 2014

Jeremy Greenwood of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his thoughts on marriage and economic inequality.

Article Source: U.S. News

The Great American Concussion

January 30, 2014

Beth Linker of the School of Arts and Sciences writes about football’s “concussion crisis.”

Article Source: Huffington Post

These Are the Words Obama Loves, and the Ones He Avoids

January 29, 2014

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzes political rhetoric in State of the Union speeches from presidents Harry Truman to Barack Obama.

Article Source: Time
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 30, 2014

University of Pennsylvania to Host Think Tank Summit in South Africa

The University of Pennsylvania will host a regional meeting of African think tanks February 3-5 in Pretoria, South Africa.