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The Rules of Marriage Often Change After Bariatric Surgery

June 21, 2011

David Sarwer of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses why someone might get a divorce after having bariatric surgery.

Article Source: Detroit Free Press

Getting Graphic to Try to Convince People to Quit Smoking

June 21, 2011

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication share their views on graphic images used to help people quit smoking.

Report: Facebook Users More Trusting, Engaged

June 16, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “It’s really reshaping how people maintain their networks.”

Article Source: New York Times

Pandora IPO Surges Before Mellowing Out

June 16, 2011

Leo Lodish of the Wharton School (San Francisco) comments on Pandora’s IPO.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Criminal Minds

June 12, 2011

Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine and his work are featured.

Ed School Business

June 14, 2011

Vice Dean Doug Lynch of the Graduate of School of Education comments on the success of the Milken-Penn GSE Second Annual Education Business Plan Competition.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 9, 2011

theCoursebook Takes Prize in Milken-Penn GSE’s Second Annual Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Alexandre Scialom, creator of theCourseBook, has won $50,000 in the only business plan competition designed to use innovation to improve education.

Bioprogressive America

June 9, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on biopolitics and bioprogressivism.

Article Source: Democracy
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820June 7, 2011

Penn’s Field Center to Unveil New Child-Welfare Technology at “One Child, Many Hands” Conference

PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania is unveiling a prototype for its Information Portability Project during its fourth biennial “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” Wednesday, June 8-10, at Penn’s Wharton School.

Animals and humans

Veterinary-medicine student LaTasha Crawford writes about the interests that are drawing her into a career in translational research as she works toward both V.M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. (Bellwether)