PHILADELPHIA -- Fueled by coffee, Red Bull and lots of free food, 180 students took part in the 2012 PennApps hackathon Jan. 13-15 for nearly 48 sleep-deprived hours of computer coding.
PHILADELPHIA -- Over many generations, people living in the high-altitude regions of the Andes or on the Tibetan Plateau have adapted to life in low-oxygen conditions. Living with such a distinct and powerful selective pressure has made these populations a textbook example of evolution in action, but exactly how their genes convey a survival advantage remains an open question.
WHO: Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Diplomatic Courier Magazine and United Nations University
WHAT: 2011 Global Think Tanks Rankings
Researchers from the Graduate School of Education are cited for their study of Washington state’s higher-education system.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education writes an op-ed about Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget plan.
Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School comments on the Federal Reserve.