PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania and the California Institute of Technology have extended a combined $3.7 million investment to Coursera, with further investment from New Enterprise Associates and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
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Lisa Lovallo co-founded Wharton Venture Initiation Program's Hemishare that matches employers in Brazil with international job candidates. (Wharton Entrepreneurship Programs)
Jamal Elias of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on religious heritage.
PHILADELPHIA— Being the top dog — or, in this case, the top gelada monkey — is even better if the alpha male is willing to concede at times to subordinates, according to a study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan and Duke University.
Alpha male geladas who allowed subordinate competitors into their group had a longer tenure as leader, resulting in an average of three more offspring each during their lifetimes.
Most visitors to the Caribbean hope that their stay won’t coincide with a major tropical storm.
Hyejung Lee hoped for exactly the opposite.
PHILADELPHIA – Former President George W. Bush will visit Gaborone, Botswana, Thursday, July 5, to launch a program that will expand women’s health initiatives in that country.
PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.
With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings.
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his thoughts on Hosni Mubarak’s condition.