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.
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania students are being invited to participate in a direct dialogue with world leaders through the "Davos Conversation," a project of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting.
The "Davos Conversation" is designed to encourage dialogue with leaders attending the Forum through its Web page at www.davosconversation.org. This bloggregator combines text blogs, video, photo and news feeds from the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Chosen by a national panel of experts, this is the design for the University of Mississippi's memorial to the integration of higher education set to grace the heart of the university's Oxford campus.