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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 22, 2011

Penn’s Douglas Jerolmack First Recipient of Luna B Leopold Young Scientist Award

PHILADELPHIA -- Douglas Jerolmack, a professor of earth and environmental science at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the American Geophysical Union’s first Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award.  Established in 2009 by AGU’s Earth and Planetary Surface Processes focus group, the award honors geomorphologist and hydrologist Luna B. Leopold.  

Dr. Chopp, Meet Congressman Weiner

June 21, 2011

Uri Simonsohn of the Wharton School comments on name research.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

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