PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania evolutionary biologists have resolved a long-standing paleontological problem by reconciling the fossil record of species diversity with modern DNA samples.
Matt Blaze and Sandy Clark of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for their work in securing federal agents’ radios.
Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School writes about preparing for the future of natural disasters.
Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project Receives Funds From NEA Philanthropies for Arts Geo-Database
PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, a research project at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice in collaboration with The Reinvestment Fund and the City of Philadelphia, has received $250,000 in matching funds from ArtPlace, a consortium of national foundations, federal agencies and corporations.
WHO: University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff
WHAT: Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research
WHEN: Sept. 16, 2011
9 a.m to 3 p.m.
Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Constitution’s commerce clause.