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.
School of Arts & Sciences
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.
The University of Pennsylvania will host a regional meeting of African think tanks February 3-5 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Michael Katz of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about poverty in America.
A team led by University of Pennsylvania paleontologists has characterized a new dinosaur based on fossil remains found in northwestern China. The species, a plant-eating sauropod named Yongjinglong datangi, roamed during the Early Cretaceous period, more than 100 million years ago.
WHO: Etienne Benson
Assistant Professor of History and Sociology of Science
Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of history and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum, has been elected president of the Social Science History Association.