The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to a University of Pennsylvania doctoral candidate and two alumnae.
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Some University of Pennsylvania students are determined to change the world, while others set their sights closer to home by focusing on improving their local communities. Kristen Smith, a social work student at the School of Social Policy & Practice, wants to do it all.
By Marjorie Ferrone
From Beauregard, Ala., to Washington, D.C., John “Trey” Smith III is invested in the success of America’s education system.
When political science majors Alyssa Dickinson, Conor Nickel and Yamini Nabar graduate from the University of Pennsylvania on May 19, they will be leaving behind a legacy on campus.
Two University of Pennsylvania professors have been awarded Humboldt Research Awards to fund year-long collaborations with colleagues in Germany.
Christopher S. Yoo Professor of law, communication and computer & information science at the University of Pennsylvania and faculty affiliate with the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative
A leading voice in the “network neutrality” debate, Yoo presented testimony on the Comcast-Time merger before the U.S. Senate and frequently testifies before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission. An expert on law and technology, Yoo directs Penn’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition. His books include The Dynamic Internet: How Technology, Users and Businesses Are Transforming the Network.
His other publications include Updating Internet Policy for the 21st Century, Is There a Role for Common Carriage in an Internet-Based World?, Internet Policy Going Forward: Does One Size Still Fit All? and Network Neutrality and the Need for a Technological Turn in Internet Scholarship.
“The changes that the Internet is undergoing could both benefit and harm consumers. Some level of regulatory oversight is required. I have long advocated creating a regulatory regime based on case-by-case adjudication. This regime should intervene only if real-world data shows harm to consumers and places the burden of proof on the party challenging the practice. Any other approach would make “no” the default response rather than “yes,” thereby depriving innovation of the breathing room it needs to experiment with new solutions to new problems.”
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As part of a long-standing military tradition, 64 future officers in the United States Navy and Marine Corps marched at The Palestra during the annual Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Pass-in-Review ceremon
Almost every biological process involves sensing the presence of a certain chemical. Finely tuned over millions of years of evolution, the body’s different receptors are shaped to accept certain target chemicals.