Cosmologists have established that much of the stuff of the universe is made of dark matter, a mysterious, invisible substance that can’t be directly detected but which exerts a gravitational pull on surrounding objects.
Engage Locally Nationally and Globally
Shaiyam Flavaney credits much of his success as a student at the University of Pennsylvania to the guidance he received from his mentors, growing up in Jackson, N.J.
WHO: Michael Horowitz
Associate Professor of Political Science
On April 17th Penn and the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia will present a half-day workshop for teachers of the Holocaust that will incorporate the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive of interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses.
On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions (Photos)
April 11 – July 6, 2014
Leah Seifu, a second-year University of Pennsylvania medical student, says that her Ethiopian heritage and Catholic school education instilled in her a deep cultural awareness and drive to help others through social activism.
New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States. His study, “Using Maximum Weight to Redefine Body Mass Index Categories in Studies of The Mortality Risks of Obesity,” was published in the March issue of the open-access journal Population Health Metrics.
WHO: Alan Greenberger
Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce
Adina Weissman, a student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, always knew that she wanted to help people, she just didn’t know in what capacity.