Engaging Globally

First Horned Dinosaurs Found in Europe

May 26, 2010

Peter Dodson of the School of Veterinary Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the discovery of Europe’s first horned dinosaur fossil.

Article Source: Science

Sports Genes

May 17, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her genetics work in Africa.

Article Source: Sports Illustrated

Penn Finds Friends in China's Education

May 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Wharton School’s mission in conjunction with the economy and Penn’s goals of sustainability.

Article Source: China Daily

Obama Encarga Estudiar Las Implicaciones Bioéticas del Hallazgo de Venter

May 21, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses Craig Venter and what his accomplishment means to science.

Article Source: El País (Spain)
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 21, 2010

University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University Physicists Describe the Melting of Colloidal Crystal Films

PHILADELPHIA –- Physicists from the University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have reported an elegant experimental study of the melting behaviors of thin crystalline films, uncovering a variety of interesting differences between thick films of greater than four layers and thinner or single-layer films.

Penn Gets $1M Gift for Foreign Scholars Program

May 18, 2010

Penn receives a $1 million gift for the World Scholars Program.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio at ozio@upenn.edu | | May 18, 2010

Penn Announces Gift to World Scholars Program From Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild

PHILADELPHIA -- The Penn World Scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania has received a $1 million gift from Sir Evelyn and Lynn Forester de Rothschild to support a Penn World Scholar from a British Commonwealth country.

“This gift ensures that Penn continues to make a difference, by offering the very best education to all students with the potential to change the world,” Penn President Amy Gutmann said.  “I am so grateful to Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild for their visionary philanthropy.”  

At Penn, Biden Speaks at Daughter's Graduation

May 18, 2010

Dean Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy and Practice says the dual role of father and politician made for a great commencement speaker in Vice President Biden.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medical School Graduate's Passion Spans Globe

May 16, 2010

Aura Obando, a graduating student in the School of Medicine, is profiled for her international medical work.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Middle East Woos U.S. Colleges

May 12, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses higher education’s move toward globalization.