The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences today awarded the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass.
Spending a summer break in Switzerland may conjure images of scaling snow-covered Alps.
Two University of Pennsylvania professors have won the chance to pursue their research full-time this fall.
Peter Cappelli and Katherine Klein of the Wharton School are mentioned for participating in discussions about jobs and growth at the Davos conference in Switzerland.
Penn’s Fels Institute of Government Partners With Swiss Consulate to Present Panel Discussion on Public Debt Sept. 27
WHO: Joseph J. Minarik, senior vice president and director of research, The
Committee for Economic Development
Annenberg, Media Development Stakeholders to Develop Benchmarks on Media Impact in Crisis Situations
PHILADELPHIA (December 1, 2010) – Recognizing that a strong and independent media is an integral building block for peace in developing countries and in countries emerging from crisis, the University of Pennsylvania and several partners are working together to enhance efforts to measure the impact of media interventions in conflict countries. In order to effectively leverage the power of media and communications to combat conflict and crisis, more knowledge is needed about whether and how existing efforts have succeeded and failed.
MAGPI, Penn's Internet2 Connector, Enables Princeton Institutions to Access Global Sites at Lightning Speeds
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Internet2 regional connector, MAGPI, is providing high performance Internet connections for several institutions on Princeton University’s Forrestal Campus, including its Plasma Physics Lab and High Energy Physics Department as well as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.