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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820July 22, 2011

Penn Study Examines Safe Access to Clean Water in Low-Income Countries

PHILADELPHIA — Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, has teamed up with Philadelphia Global Water Initiative, along with the Penn School of Nursing, to study water fetching and the need for access to clean water in developing nations.

Tenure Across Borders

July 22, 2011

President Amy Gutmann discusses the Penn Integrates Knowledge program and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Attack on ‘Telemedicine’ Is Really About Squashing Women’s Rights

July 20, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes his views on an attempt to restrict abortion.

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UnhappenIt Bridges the Apology Gap Between Business and Customers

July 19, 2011

A Knowledge@Wharton article written by Maurice Schweitzer of the Wharton School is cited, and Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted.

Article Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Facebook Grieving, a New Death Ritual

July 19, 2011

Kimberly Falconer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments about online grieving.

Article Source: Times of India

How Wifi Is Reinventing Our City

July 15, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for his research on how people with mobile devices are utilizing urban spaces.

Article Source: Time

Audio: Philly Jazz Saxophonist Odean Pope

July 15, 2011

Christos Ballas of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses bipolar disorder treatment.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Audio: They’ve Lost Their Senses

July 4, 2011

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses her work with haptic technology and improving the use of sensory receptors in skin.

Pumpkin Pie: Provocative or Just Tasty?

July 13, 2011

Johan Lundstrom of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “In almost all species, it’s the female who is picking her partner.”

Article Source: New York Times

How Technology Makes Us Better Social Beings

July 11, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for his views on the positive ways technology and social networking affect our lives.

Article Source: Smithsonian Magazine