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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Britt Faulstick | britt.faulstick@drexel.edu | 215-895-2617 August 5, 2013

Penn Research Helps Identify New Brain Cell Involved in Navigation

Using direct human brain recordings, a research team from the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and Thomas Jefferson University has identified a new type of cell in the brain that helps people to keep track of their relative loca

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 19, 2013

Mr. Secretary: Penn Grad on Team USA at Y8 Summit

Just weeks after earning his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, Alex Haber is heading to London to join the official United States delegation to the Y8 Summit June 24-28.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 7, 2013

Jonathan Shepherd to Speak at Penn Criminology Department Graduation Ceremony

WHO:             Jonathan Shepherd, director of the Cardiff University Violence and Society Research Group

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 29, 2013

Penn Research Helps to Show How Turbulence Can Occur Without Inertia

Anyone who has flown in an airplane knows about turbulence, or when the flow of a fluid — in this case, the flow of air over the wings — becomes chaotic and unstable. For more than a century, the field of fluid mechanics has posited that turbulence scales with inertia, and so massive things, like planes, have an easier time causing it.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 15, 2013

Penn Alum Evelyn Boettcher Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania alum Evelyn Boettcher has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194March 11, 2013
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460January 29, 2013

University of Pennsylvania Announces 2013 Thouron Award Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Three University of Pennsylvania students and two alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.  The recipients are:

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460November 19, 2012

University of Pennsylvania and U.S. State Department Convene European Think Tank Summit in Rome

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania and the U.S. State Department are hosting a summit for leaders of Europe’s top domestic and foreign policy think tanks.

Brits Rally for Badgers Overrunning Countryside

October 23, 2012

James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on England’s wildlife.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 10, 2012

Penn Astrophysicists Zero In on Gravity Theory

Most people take gravity for granted. But for University of Pennsylvania astrophysicist Bhuvnesh Jain, the nature of gravity is the question of a lifetime. As scientists have been able to see farther and deeper into the universe, the laws that govern its expansion have been revealed to be under the influence of an unexplained force.