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Liliane Weissberg, a professor of German comparative literature in the School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded the USC Shoah Foundation 2015-16 Rutman Teaching Fellowship.
The award is offered annually by the Spielberg Foundation to a Penn faculty member to teach about the Holocaust.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Volunteers in Public Service scholarship program awarded supplemental scholarships to five local high school students at a ceremony Tuesday, June 9.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a three to five percent reduction in the probability of criminal recidivism among a sample of juveniles arrested for felony drug offenses, some of whom were processed as adults due to their age at the time of their arrests.
The University of Pennsylvania will provide non-tuition scholarships to five students from five local high schools in recognition of their history of community service.
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a June 10-12 conference addressing some of today's critical issues such as child trafficking and underrepresented populations in the child welfare system.
Penn Study: Americans Give Up Personal Data for Discounts, They Believe Marketers Will Get It Anyway
Marketers have said for years that Americans give up their data online, on apps and in stores because of the benefits they receive, such as discounts or special offers. But a new national survey from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication rebuts this claim and offers a new explanation: resignation.
Crystalline materials have atoms that are neatly lined up in a repeating pattern. When they break, that failure tends to start at a defect, or a place where the pattern is disrupted. But how do defect-free materials break?