Engaging Globally

RoboCup Teams Worldwide Strive to Bend It Like C3PO

June 10, 2010

Dan Lee and students Aylin Caliskan and Veevee Cai of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured as they prepare to compete in RoboCup 2010 in Singapore.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Brave new world

Knowledge@Wharton interviews Mauro Guillén and two MBA candidates about their research on sovereign wealth funds.

Cleopatra Exhibit Tells an Intriguing Tale

June 5, 2010

David Silverman of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum comments on the legend of Cleopatra.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798June 7, 2010

Annenberg Faculty to Help Launch Health Communication Program at Chinese University

PHILADELPHIA (June 7, 2010) – Renmin University in Beijing will begin a health communication program with help from faculty and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.

Beer Made 9,000 Years Back in China Recreated

June 4, 2010

Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his re-creation of ancient brews.

Article Source: Sify News (India)

Genes Set Jews Apart, Study Finds

June 3, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the largest study ever conducted of what it means genetically to be Jewish.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Space Volunteers Taking a 520-Day Journey Into the Unknown

June 3, 2010

David Dinges of the School of Medicine is featured for his work monitoring the mental health of isolated volunteer astronauts.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The complex art of green architecture

At the T. C. Chan Center, Ali Malkawi and staff are focusing on ways to create buildings for the future that are complex but also energy efficient.

Masters of disaster

At Wharton's Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, researchers are investigating why humans do such a poor job planning for, and learning from, catastrophes.

Data Shows African Population History

May 27, 2010

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

Article Source: RedOrbit