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.
PHILADELPHIA –- The temperature inside a healthy, photosynthesizing tree leaf is affected less by outside environmental temperature than originally believed, according to new research from biologists at the University of Pennsylvania.
World's Largest Particle Detector Nearing Completion, Penn Physicists Prepare To Study Nature of Matter
PHILADELPHIA -- Today, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and their U.S. ATLAS collaborators joined colleagues around the world to celebrate a pivotal landmark in the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – the lowering of the final piece of the ATLAS particle detector into the underground collision hall at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.