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.
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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?
The senior design classes held in each of the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s six departments are an opportunity for University of Pennsylvania students to put their skills to the test, by picking a real-world problem and developing a new piece of technology to solve it.
Katharyn Hanson of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center talks about ISIS taking over the ancient site of Palmyra.
It’s a long road from the University of Pennsylvania to Amsterdam, but cancer research knows no bounds.
University of Pennsylvania astronomers are celebrating the dedication of a new planet-hunting telescope known as Minerva-Red. Installed at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory in Arizona, Minerva-Red is part of the Minerva project, an array of low-cost telescopes that are designed to discover planets orbiting stars other than the sun.
The Philadelphia Municipal Primary is on Tuesday, May 19, 2105. Polling locations will be open from 7:00am-8:00pm.
Christopher Marcinkoski, an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design has been awarded a Rome Prize fellowship.
Marcinkoski is among 29 winners of the 2015-16 Rome Prize Fellowship.
After a major earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, University of Pennsylvania graduate student Sandeep Shah felt helpless.
But, he also knew that his interdisciplinary background in social work, finance and philanthropy could help those who needed it the most.